- Q How dangerous is heart disease for women?
Dr. Henry Lodge, Internal MedicineFor reasons that are still unclear, women are relatively protected from cardiovascular disease before menopause, but catch up quickly and then surpass men in the decade after menopause. Two-thirds of strokes happen in women. And that two-thirds number... Full Answer
- Q Does menopausal weight gain increase the risk of heart disease?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineIf you’ve ever lived in New York City or heard anything about the real estate market there, you know it’s all about “Location, Location, Location.” Well, the same goes for weight gain. While the number on the scale is... Full Answer