Heart attacks and strokes are common disorders seen nowadays. Many people suffer from this disorder at an early stage of their life. Due to increase stress, workload, more dependence on junk food, lack of physical exercise are leading to this dangerous disease. Women are not behind when it comes to the risk of heart attack and strokes.
A new study sheds light on how the risk of heart attack and stroke varies according to the gender. Also, the causes, symptoms and the result of the varies according to the gender. This study was conducted by the researchers from Technical University of Munich (TUM) Germany. During the study, the researcher’s stated that when women suffer from a heart attack they are more likely to die within a year after the attack.
The risk of death in women after going through a heart attack or stroke was 1.5 times more than men who have a history of similar problems. The study which shows how the outcomes of heart attack and stroke vary in men and women has been published in the journal PLOS ONE.
For the study, the researchers analyzed the data gathered from 2 different studies. Overall 4,100 participants were analyzed during the study including men and women. The researchers noticed that the risk of death due to heart attack and stroke is more prominent in women compared to the male counterparts.
Hence the women who chronically suffer from depression should be check as the risk of heart attack and stroke is high in these women’s. If there are any visible signs of these 2 disorders, then immediate medical attention is needed.
Even though the risk of heart attack is high in men compared to women, the result of this condition greatly affects women compared to men. This difference is seen due to the variation in the factors which lead to this condition. Thus proper diet and regular exercise are must prevent the risk of this deadly disease.