The Food Medic
The Food Medic
Feb 14, 2021
S5 E7: Women and Heart Disease
Play • 26 min
Hello and welcome back to another episode of The Food Medic podcast. This week Dr Hazel is joined by Professor Chris Gale (@cpgale3) to pick apart the common myth that heart disease is a man's disease.

Topics include:
* Anatomical and physiological sex differences of the heart
* Differences in presentation and diagnosis of a heart attack between men and women
* Why women don’t receive timely treatment after suffering a heart attack
* Sex specific cut off’s for important blood tests used to diagnose heart attacks
* Menopause and the heart
* The link between mental health and heart disease

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