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Yo-yo dieting has bad effects on women’s heart health

Yo-yo dieting has bad effects on women’s heart health

A study conducted by a university in New York revealed the negative effects of yo-yo dieting on the heart of women with seven cardiovascular risk factors. Findings indicated that among the female study participants who had yo-yo dieting episodes, they have lower chances of having a healthy BMI and would likely fall under the ‘poor’...

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Why Women Don’t Recognize Their Heart Attack Symptoms

Why Women Don’t Recognize Their Heart Attack Symptoms

In the US, heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women; however, women still wait longer before seeking help during a heart attack. The reason is that many women are not even aware of the signs of a heart attack. During heart attacks, women’s symptoms, time and needs differ from...

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Women are at a Greater Risk of Heart Failure than Men, Study Finds

Women are at a Greater Risk of Heart Failure than Men, Study Finds

Although cardiovascular disease is often thought of as a problem for men, it is actually the leading cause of death for both men and women across the globe. Researchers from Canada revealed that the rates of women dying of heart failure exceed those of men. The rates in hospitalization due to heart failure also increased...