Women's risks for heart disease

An episode of House Calls: Real Docs, Real Talk

How do women's health issues such as pregnancy, pregnancy complications, menstrual cycle history, birth control and hormone replacement therapy affect heart disease risk? These are important factors to be considered, says Dr. Eduardo Sanchez. More research is needed to fill in the gaps about women's specific risk factor for heart disease. Work with your doctor to best understand your heart disease risk factors.