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Coronary heart disease risk factors in premenopausal black women compared to white women

Glenn T. Gerhard

Coronary heart disease risk factors in premenopausal black women compared to white women

by Glenn T. Gerhard

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Published .
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    Subjects:
  • Coronary heart disease -- Risk factors.,
  • African American women -- Diseases.

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    Statementby Glenn T. Gerhard.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15488797M

      American Heart Association. (, May 20). Metabolic abnormalities may increase cardiovascular risk more in black women than white women. ScienceDaily. Retrieved Ma from www. Coronary Heart Disease Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood and oxygen to the heart. CHD is also called coronary artery disease. It's responsible for more t deaths in the UK each year. About 1 in 6 men and 1 in 10 women die from CHD.

      Heart disease is a major health issue for women. That’s the bad news. The good news is that there are modifiable risk factors that we .   Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States and the risk of developing heart disease increases as women enter menopause. This is due to the drop in estrogen levels that Author: Mohan Garikiparithi.

    What are the risk factors for developing heart disease? 1) High saturated and trans fats and cholesterol 2) Low fruit, vegetables, and grains 3) High cholesterol 4) Low HDL cholesterol 5) smoking 6) physical inactivity 7)obesity (central fat) 8) DM 9) Genetics 10) Age 11) Elevated levels of inflammation. Coronary heart disease is the main cause of death in postmenopausal women (PMW); moreover its mortality exceeds those for breast cancer in women at all ages. Type II diabetes mellitus is a major cardiovascular risk factor and there is some evidence that the risk conferred by diabetes is greater in women than in men. It was established that the deficiency of endogenous estrogens Cited by: 6.


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Coronary heart disease risk factors in premenopausal black women compared to white women by Glenn T. Gerhard Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduction. Women with menstrual cycle irregularity, when compared with women with very regular cycles in the Nurses Health Study, had increased risk for nonfatal or fatal coronary heart disease (CHD), with age-adjusted relative risks of (95% confidence interval, ) and (95% confidence interval, ).In older postmenopausal women with intact ovaries Cited by: Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the United States.1 Although the incidence of CHD in premenopausal white women is low, premenopausal black women have a CHD rate that is 2 to 3 times higher.2 The prevalence and significance of individual risk factors for the development of CHD in black women is unclear.

Compared with premenopausal white Cited by: Coronary heart disease risk factors were compared in black and white, healthy premenopausal women, ages 18–45 years, and of relatively advantaged socioeconomic status.

In summary, premenopausal black women had a higher mean body mass index, blood pressure, lipoprotein(a), and plasma total homocysteine level, and a greater consumption of saturated fat and cholesterol than white women.

These differences in coronary risk factors may place the black women in our study at increased risk for CHD compared with the Cited by: Because coronary heart disease is the leading killer of women in the some risk factors for heart disease-- high is a major cause of coronary heart disease, which leads to heart.

Abstract. Postmenopausal women are believed to have a higher risk of coronary artery disease than premenopausal women.

In this study, we prospectively determined changes in Cited by:   After we controlled for age and cigarette smoking, women who had had a natural menopause and who had never taken replacement estrogen had no appreciable increase in the risk of coronary heart disease, as compared with premenopausal women (adjusted rate ratio, ; 95 percent confidence limits, and ).Cited by:   White women who had surgically induced menopause had a 35 percent reduced risk.

Black women who had natural menopause had a 31 percent reduced risk of nonfatal heart attacks compared to black men. The purpose was to determine the differences between premenopausal and postmenopausal coronary artery disease (CAD) risk factors, clinical manifestation, cardiovascular features, rates of recurrence, and influencing factors.

Premenopausal (n = 57) and postmenopausal (n = ) CAD women hospitalized during the same period were enrolled. All Cited by: 5. Smoking accounts for the vast majority of heart attacks in women under the age of 45, and is a huge multiplier of risk in women who have a family history of heart disease.

And birth control pills make things even worse; the combination of smoking and birth control pills increases the risk of early heart disease by fold. There have been few studies of risk factors for coronary heart disease in African American women.

The authors investigated factors associated with prevalent coronary heart disease in data provided by participants in the Black Women's Health Study.

In64, US Black women aged 21–69 years completed postal health by: The risk that smokers will develop coronary heart disease is much higher than that for nonsmokers.

Cigarette smoking is a powerful independent risk factor for sudden cardiac death in patients with coronary heart disease. Cigarette smoking also interacts with other risk factors to greatly increase the risk for coronary heart disease.

fact, coronary artery disease (CAD) is an important killer of women, regardless of race and ethnicity, and it also strikes at younger ages than most people think.5) The incidence of CAD has declined among men while it has risen among women since the s.6) Postmenopausal and premenopausal women differ in the symptoms, risk factors, disease.

Among black women with two or three of the metabolic syndrome risk factors, the risk of heart disease was 77 percent higher for overweight women and percent higher for obese women, compared with normal-weight women, the investigators found. That wasn't true for white women with two to three of the risk factors, however.

To determine the relation of menopause to the risk of coronary heart disease, we analyzed data on a prospective cohort ofU.S. women 30 Cited by: (HealthDay News) -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women in the United States, government statistics show. The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute says risk factors for heart disease in women include: Having diabetes, pre-diabetes or metabolic syndrome.

Using birth control pills. Smoking. In the United Kingdom, coronary heart disease causes almost deaths a year, and one in six occurs in women.1 In the UK and Europe, one woman dies every six Author: Ghada Mikhail.

ABSTRACT. Background:Premenopausal black women have a greater rate of coronary artery disease (CAD) than do premenopausal white total homocysteine concentrations, a risk factor for CAD, have not been reported in premenopausal black women. Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare plasma total homocysteine, folate, and Cited by: In general, women have the same coronary heart disease risk factors that men do.

But these risk factors may affect women differently. Early on, studies detected that, before the age of 50, men have a higher short-term risk of coronary disease.

Hypertension is a leading cause of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality both nationally and globally. 1 Based on the most recent NHANES survey frommillion US adults age ≥20 have hypertension, more than half of whom are women.

1 One in three deaths of women in the US are attributed to cardiovascular disease (CVD). 1 Of the major modifiable. ANN ARBOR, MI — Women in menopause have a lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) events compared with men regardless of whether they are white or African American and whether their menopause.CHICAGO – In an examination of the incidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in the U.S.

by race and sex, black men and women had twice the rate of fatal CHD compared with white men and women, with this increased risk associated with a greater prevalence of CHD risk factors, according to a study appearing in November 7 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on.

Coronary risk factors and their modification in older women. Coronary heart disease will probably become epidemic in older women as the population ages unless women take preventive measures throughout their lives.8 The prevalence of risk factors is high in women of all racial and ethnic groups in the United States6 7—only a third of all American women do Cited by: