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How To Talk To Your Doctor

Heart Disease isn't just a man's disease.

Talking To Your Doctor

9 Critical Questions to Ask Your Doctor:

  1. What are my risk factors for heart disease, and what can I do to lower my risk - such as healthy eating, exercise, weight and stress management?
  2. What are the warning signs or symptoms of heart disease or a heart attack?
  3. What should I know about the effects of menopause on my health?
  4. What is my blood pressure, cholesterol, and body mass index and are those numbers considered healthy?
  5. Which methods of smoking cessation would work best for me?
  6. Are my risk factors for heart disease the same or different for stroke, and what are the symptoms of stroke?
  7. What is the latest on low-dose aspirin for heart attack prevention and treatment?
  8. If I experience symptoms of a heart attack, what do I do now?
  9. If I experience symptoms of a heart attack, what should I do next?

Print out and bring this list of questions to your next doctor visit to be sure of your risks for developing heart disease.

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