Heart attack is the number one killer of women in Australia. There are often no signs before you experience a heart attack. A heart health check is the only way to find out if you're at risk of heart disease. Find out more from Cardiologist Cathie Coleman from St Vincent's Hospital as she explains the risk factors for heart disease.  There are some risks that you can not change including age and genetics but there are other risk factors related to your health and lifestyle that you can change. Learn how you can take action now to reduce your risk of having a heart attack. Visit your GP today for a heart health check.


This video has been published on Better Health Channel with the permission of the National Heart Foundation of Australia.

Heart disease is the single biggest killer of Australian women. 
You can listen to more women's stories at: https://heartfoundation.org.au/campaigns/making-the-invisible-visible.

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Last updated: May 2017

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