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Cardiovascular health refers to the health of the heart and blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease is a group of diseases of the heart and blood vessels, including coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, heart arrhythmias, and heart valve problems.

There are several risk factors that lead to the development of cardiovascular disease, including high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, tobacco use, and diabetes.

National Institute of Health

Evaluation of the AHA Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Guideline for Women

Global Heart

Coronary Artery Disease in Women:

A 2013 Update

American College of Cardiology

Multimarker Prediction of Coronary Heart Disease Risk – The Women’s Health Initiative

American Heart Association

Relationships of Cerebral MRI Findings to Ultrasonographic Carotid Atherosclerosis in Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study

American Heart Association

2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Heart Rhythm Society

American Heart Association

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics

2014 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association.