An old man’s disease?

We often associate heart disease and heart attacks with men, particularly older men. Many Australians, including most women, are probably not aware that heart disease is in fact the single biggest killer of Australian women.

Did you know?

•    An Australian woman dies from heart disease every hour  
•    Heart disease is a factor in one in every four deaths of Australian women  
•    In the last 10 years, heart disease has been responsible for the deaths of over 100,000 women in Australia

Source: Heart Foundation - Women and heart disease/attack key statistics 2015

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