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Tag: Dr. Arun Kumar Gupta

Coronary artery disease,heart attack in women
October 16, 2019

Women of all ages face the threat of coronary artery disease (CAD) commonly referred to as a “heart attack”. Recent data shows the overall prevalence of CAD is 6.2% in males and 10.8% in females. It commonly occurs at a later age in women, mostly in the 60’s while men have it at an earlier age. The female hormone, estrogen is “cardioprotective” and as its level in the body declines at menopause, the risk of CAD becomes higher.  Overall, CAD is a leading cause of death in both men and

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