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Women’s Heart Health: What We Don’t Know

Women's Heart Month has come and gone but heart attacks have not. While it is a positive sign that cardiovascular disease in women is finally being recognized -- there are successful campaigns educating women about the prevalence of heart disease and its varying symptoms - fewer than one in five healthcare providers - including cardiologists -- recognizes women's hearts as differing from men's.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The first thing you could do is the measure the AA/EPA ratio in both men and women.  If it is high, then that person is more likely to suffer a heart attack.  By reducing inflammation using an anti-inflammatory diet, then the likelihood of a heart attack occurring regardless of sex is dramatically reduced.

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