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Some sobering statistics for women...

We often associate heart disease and heart attacks with middle aged or older men. But in fact, heart disease kills almost as many women as men and is the single biggest killer of Australian women. Make sure you know the facts. Download your FREE information pack to find out more about heart disease, its symptoms and causes, and treatment and prevention measures. Did you know?
  • An Australian woman dies from heart disease every hour
  • Heart disease is a factor in one in every four deaths of Australian women
  • In the last 10 years, heart disease has been responsible for the deaths of over 100,000 women in Australia
It is commonly believed that heart disease mainly affects men, however cardiovascular disease will affect one in three Australian women. It is the leading cause of death for women in Australia. Heart disease is responsible for the deaths of more women than all cancers combined.
"My mother had developed severe headaches over a period of time and after visiting more than half a dozen doctors, no one could figure out what was wrong with her. No-one ever gave much thought to the possibility that her heart was the problem as she didn’t fit the stereotype for heart disease. The possibility was discounted and never investigated."
Janelle Martin