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Use these links to jump directly to your topic of interest in Cardiovascular:

Heart Diseases: Angina | Arrhythmia | Congenital Heart Disease | Coronary Artery Disease | Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction) | Heart Failure | Heart Inflammation & Infection | Heart Muscle Disease (Cardiomyopathy) | Heart Valve Diseases | Other Heart Disorders

Vascular Diseases: Aneurysms | Aortic Disease | Functional Arterial Disease | Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) | Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) | Inflammatory Vascular Disease (Vasculitis) | Occlusive Arterial Disease | Stroke | Vascular Lesions | Venous Disease

Cardiovascular Disease Treatment: Complementary & Alternative Therapy | Medication | Rehabilitation | Surgery | Heart Transplantation

Other Topics: General Cardiovascular | Heart Disease in Women | Anatomy | Cholesterol | Diagnostic Procedures | Homocysteine

Heart Disease in Women

(Jump to: Organizations | Find Care | General Information | Risk Factors & Prevention | Specific Diseases | Symptoms & Warning Signs )

Women's Heart Foundation
National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease (WomenHeart)

Find Women's Heart Care
Women's Heart Health at Stanford:Stanford School of Medicine
Women's Heart Centers:Harvard Medical School

General Information
Heart Health and
Women and Heart Disease:Texas Heart Institute
Heart Disease in Women:Mayo Clinic
Heart Disease in Women:MedlinePlus

Women and Specific Heart Diseases
Cardiac Arrhythmia Management: Why Women are Different from Men:Women's Heart Foundation
Coronary Artery Disease & Heart Attacks
Gender Differences in Diagnosis and Management of Heart Disease:Women's Heart Foundation
Heart Attack Symptoms in Women:American Heart Association
Heart Failure
Women and Heart Failure:Cleveland Clinic
Heart Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse:Women's Heart Foundation

Risk Factors and Prevention
Women's Heart Disease Risk Quiz:Women's Heart Foundation
Lower Heart Disease Risk:NHLBI
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Women:American Academy of Family Physicians
Healthy Heart Handbook for Women:NHLBI [PDF]

Symptoms and Warning Signs
Panic Attack or Heart Attack?:Women's Heart Foundation
Responding to Chest Pain: A Woman's Guide:Women's Heart Foundation
Women and Stroke: Unique Symptoms in Women:National Stroke Association

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