There has been growing awareness recently
of the need to treat heart disease in women
using approaches specialized to the female
gender. It has been recognized that not only
do women present with symptoms that are different
from men, but they also respond differently
to treatment than men. Women also respond
to an on-going heart problem differently than
men and usually seek medical attention rather
late. More often the outcome of a heart attack
in women is more adverse compared to men.
Women should be in charge of their health.
In my practice, my hope is to:
health and quality of life in
Prevent, detect, and
treat risk factors.
Help women develop healthy practices.
Facilitate early identification of heart