Did you know that 1 in 3 Hispanic women have a form of cardiovascular or heart disease? According to the American Heart Association, not only is that shocking statistic hold true but 1 in 3 Hispanic women are aware of how heart disease poses a risk to them. That’s compared to 1 in 2 for all women in the U.S.
What does that tell us? For one, it says that while many Hispanic women will battle cardiovascular disease or coronary heart disease in their lifetimes, this is an awareness gap that can and must be closed.
It’s time to shed light on the risk factors to Hispanic women in terms of heart health and how the commitment to your family starts with yourself.