Your Health Unlocked Episodes

039: Women’s Heart Health with Dr. Gulati

Publication Date: February 22, 2024

By: Rachel Grimsley, (RN, BSN, MSN) Volunteer Health Officer

Episode Trailer

Are you aware that the leading killer of women isn’t breast cancer, but heart disease? Yet so many women remain in the dark about this silent threat. In our latest podcast episode, Dr. Gulati sheds light on the overlooked and underdiagnosed dangers of women’s heart health. Discover the symptoms in women that are often missed and why gender disparities in treatment can be a matter of life and death. Ready to be part of the change?

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The stark truth about women’s heart health and why awareness is lacking.
  • How gender bias affects treatment and outcomes in female cardiac care.
  • Actionable steps women can take to prevent heart disease.
  • Nonjudgmental diet and exercise tips tailored for optimal women’s heart health.
  • The complex relationship between weight management and heart disease.

More about Dr. Martha Gulati:

Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC, FESC, FSCCT is the President of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology. She is a professor of cardiology at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles and is the director of prevention, the associate director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center and holds the Anita Dann Friedman Endowed Chair in Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine and Research. She was formerly the inaugural Chief of Cardiology at the University of Arizona. She is the author of the best-seller, “Saving Women’s Hearts”. She served as the chair of the national chest pain guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, that were released in 2021.

The primary purpose of this podcast is to educate and entertain. All views expressed by the persons featured on the Your Health Unlocked podcast are their own and do not reflect the opinions of the NWHN or its affiliates. Information provided in this podcast does not constitute medical advice. Consult your own provider for any medical issues that you may be experiencing.

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