Search Tag: women and heart health

Cardiology Management

Psychosocial Stress Puts Women at Higher Risk of CHD 

2021 13 Apr

Findings from a new study show that psychosocial stress that usually results from difficulty coping with challenging environments may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD).    Study findings suggest that the effects of job strain (when a woman has inadequate power in the workplace... Read more

Executive Health Management

The Sex and Gender Influence on Hypertension

2019 02 Oct

Despite underlying physiological differences and a different set of risk factors, diagnosis, management, and treatment strategies for hypertension do not account for sex and gender variances. Evidence-based guidelines for hypertension treatment from clinical trials are similar between males and females; however, most of these trials do not... Read more