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Amy was 37 years old when she experienced a heart attack. One year after undergoing open heart surgery, she attended WomenHeart’s Science & Leadership Symposium in Rochester, MN. “Doctors focus on your physical recovery, but they don’t discuss the emotional recovery... when you get the chance to be around people who know firsthand what you’re going through, it really aids in your recovery."

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Am I having a heart attack?

Research indicates that women often times do not recognize the signs of a heart attack and therefore are not sure when to call 9-1-1. If you think you are having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 now.

 


I have heart disease. . . Now what?

After being diagnosed with heart disease, many women experience feelings of isolation and depression. Talking with someone who’s been there can make a difference in emotional recovery. WomenHeart has a unique model utilizing a series of peer to peer programs specifically designed to educate and support you each step of your heart health journey. 

 

Join the success of WomenHeart – become a member of the WomenHeart Society today

Join leaders in the field of women’s heart health as they – and you – help ensure that all women have access to prevention, early and accurate diagnosis, and proper treatment of heart disease through the mission of WomenHeart. As the nation’s most dynamic organization in women’s heart health, we now offer everyone the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of women. 

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WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) patient advocacy organization with thousands of members nationwide, including women heart patients and their families, health care providers, advocates and consumers committed to helping women live longer, healthier lives. WomenHeart supports, educates and advocates on behalf of the nearly 48 million American women living with, or at risk of heart disease. Our programs are made possible by donations, grants and corporate partnerships.

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