Women's Heart Health
Know the Signs | Reduce the Risk
It is a misconception that men are more likely to develop heart issues. Women often have differing signs and symptoms which ends up resulting in a late diagnosis and little can be done to reverse the damage.
Knowing the signs of heart-related illnesses that women experience can equip you with the power to know when something is wrong. Read our blog post on Women's Heart Health for more.Read Blog
Women experience different and more subtle heart attack and stroke symptoms to men
1 in 4 women in Ireland will die of cardiovascular disease
Hypertension increases the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases like heart attacks and strokes
Medicare LifeSense collaborates with CROI
We have teamed up with CROI to bring you an informative training video on Women's Heart Health. Cardiovascular Nurse, Madeline Rabbitt, talks through hypertension and how to use a blood pressure monitor , how to identify strokes and heart attacks in women, as well as CROI's top tips for maintaining a healthy heart.
How to Use a Blood Pressure Monitor
Heart Attacks & Strokes in Women
Manage Your Blood Pressure
With the Medicare LifeSense App and Devices
Taking regular blood pressure readings at home can help with early diagnosis of conditions like hypertension (high blood pressure), keep track of your treatment if you are on blood pressure medication and possibly reduce the number of times you need to visit your GP. Having a heart-healthy focus can help prevent stroke, heart attacks and even kidney failure.
A1 Blood Pressure Monitor
Accurate, comfortable and easy to read automatic blood pressure monitor.
A5 Blood Pressure Monitor
Large coloured screen and text for high visibility and soft touch buttons.