What is the greatest health challenge facing American women? Many are surprised to learn that it's cardiovascular disease (CVD). In fact, more American women die from CVD than from all forms of cancer combined.
For this reason, we invite all women to visit the Karen Yontz Women's Cardiac Awareness Center. This nationally recognized resource center strives to:
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Even though today's medical community is more aware that cardiovascular disease strikes both men and women in equal numbers, it is important to know that cardiovascular disease symptoms can be very different for women than they are for men. For example:
At Aurora, we want women to become more aware of their risks for CVD and take an active role in avoiding and managing them. Some ways to do this are:
If you have several cardiovascular disease risks or are concerned about CVD, contact your doctor today. We’ll discuss prevention and treatment options so you can stay heart-healthy.
Aurora Health Care offers coordinated care for preventing, diagnosing and treating cardiovascular disease. World-renowned heart and vascular specialists diagnose and treat all types of cardiovascular conditions and disorders using the most advanced state-of-the-art tools and technologies available today.
We have 15 hospitals and 155 clinics throughout eastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois so you can find a location that’s closest to you.