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Heart Health for Women


This is what a heart attack feels like to a woman. Chest Pain, Discomfort, Pressure or Squeezing, Like There


Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States?

Many people think that heart disease only affects men. This is not true. Any woman can develop heart disease. Educate yourself about how to lower your risk of heart disease.


Get the Facts on Heart Disease





Other Helpful Information from the FDA


Learn more about other conditions that affect your heart health.


Get tips on medicines, healthy eating, and heart devices.





Contact FDA

Food and Drug Administration Office of Women's Health

10903 New Hampshire Avenue


Silver Spring, MD 20993