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Meet WomenHeart Champion Jeanine. As an active duty soldier in the U.S. Army, Jeanine was forced to retire after being diagnosed with coronary microvascular disease (MVD) last year. It is a stark reminder that heart disease can affect anyone, including women in the armed forces

Read Jeanine's story and more in our September issue of the Heart to Heart newsletter. Subscribe and stay up to date on the newest heart healthy recipes, research, and resources every month.  


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. 

 

 
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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