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TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF WOMEN’S HEART HEALTH RISKS

It’s empowering to know more about the set of heart attack risks people face, especially the ones that are unique to women. Start by testing what you already know – and gain new knowledge – with these 7 questions.

There’s nothing women can do to manage the risk of a heart attack.

If it’s going to happen, it will happen.

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Which of these heart health risk factors affects women more than men?

All of these are risk factors for both, but one is a greater risk for women.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure

High cholesterol

High cholesterol

Diabetes

Diabetes

Being overweight

Being overweight

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Only older women need to think about heart health risks.

You aren’t at risk when you’re young.

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Smoking is bad for heart health, but it’s more of a problem for U.S. men.

More U.S. men than women smoke, so men are more at risk.

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When it comes to age and heart health issues, whose risks are elevated, later?

Does one group tend to develop heart health risks later in life?

Men

Men

Women

Women

Neither

Neither

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When are women’s heart health risks greater?

Is there more risk before or after menopause?

Before menopause

Before menopause

After menopause

After menopause

Neither

Neither, the risks are the same

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What major heart attack risk factor for women combines:

Large waist size, elevated blood pressure, glucose intolerance, low HDL cholesterol, and high triglycerides?

Diabetes

Metabolic

Metabolic syndrome

Smoking

Smoking

old age

Old age

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