There’s a lot of talk about gender inequality, but there’s one area where women take the lead in record numbers: heart disease. It’s the number one killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer. Learn what your risk for heart disease is by taking our simple quiz:
This quiz is based on the AHA Women and Heart Disease guidelines. Please note, other risk factors can also contribute to heart disease, including (but not limited to) sleep disturbance – especially sleep apnea resulting in intermittent low levels of oxygen in the blood, arrhythmia, an adverse reaction to a medicine, inflammation, increased platelet stickiness with increased clotting, vessel spasm, and any other hemodynamic variable that would contribute to a lack of blood flow to the heart muscle.