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by martzj, Aug 28, 2008
Please post links to the statistics citing to back up the statements below. Thank you.
"Nonmodifiable risk factors - note which ones apply to you
Male gender. Men have a greater risk of heart attack then women.
Menopause. After menopause, a woman's ri
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by Lulu54, Aug 28, 2008
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How about including the statistic that more women die from their first heart attack than men because women are treated entriely different; their symptoms of heart disease are often ignored or dismissed by doctors who want to pat them on the head and get t
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by Lulu54, Aug 28, 2008
ALSO -
Yes, being male or female is a non-modifiable factor, but the listing of men having more heart attacks than women adds to the stereotype that women battle constantly in trying to get their heart health issues treated early.  

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