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Cardiovascular Disease: Why It’s Killing Women More Than Men with Dr. Gina Pritchard

Dr. Gina Pritchard is our guest on today’s episode of Evolving Ageless. Gina Pritchard, DNP is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment. She is the owner of The PREVENT Clinic and is the Clinical Program Director for the BaleDoneen Method. She is one of the nation’s leading specialists in prevention of heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes and dementia. Dr. Pritchard’s life work is focused on bringing life-saving, life-improving education and quick-start tools to millions in order for each individual to live life uninterrupted by cardiovascular disease and full of health and energy. No matter what your age is, Dr. Pritchard wants to help you re-write your future story.

Women and cardiovascular health is a big problem we are not talking enough about and it is killing more women than men. Dr. Pritchard is one of my favorite people and we can talk for hours. That is why you will be seeing her back here from time to time talking all about women’s health and living ageless! This is a good one so don’t miss a minute of it!

Here is the breakdown of what we talked about.

  • [4:52] Why are doctors missing women having a heart attack when they come to the ER?
  • [6:46] Symptoms of heart attack in women are very different from men.
  • [20:03] Are women having heart attacks later in life because of loss of estrogen?
  • [32:13] What can women be doing to prevent heart attacks?

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