Articles about Heart Health for Women

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for American women. It’s important that you take control and empower yourself in the fight against cardiovascular disease. Here board certified internal medicine and pediatrics physician Dr. Alison Curtsinger shares some common symptoms of heart attacks in women that you should take to heart.

Hypertension or high blood pressure affects almost one in three adults in the United States. Here board certified internal medicine physician Dr. Sangeeta Patil answers a few common questions and helps you understand what you need to know about hypertension.

Every day is a good day to take action to learn about and prevent heart disease. In this video, board certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist Dr. Evan Giedrimas, with Baptist Health Care and the Baptist Heart Rhythm Center, joins host Jeff Nall with Council on Aging of West Florida to take the first step to a healthy heart.

Since she was a young child, Shelia Bennett, ARNP-C, has wanted to be a nurse who cares for other people. 

Stroke is the number three cause of death and leading cause of serious, long-term disability in America. Dr. Sangeeta Patil, a board-certified internal medicine physician with the Baptist Medical Group, explains the signs and symptoms of stroke that everyone should know.