- A stroke occurs when a blood clot or a fissured vessel blocks the blood flow to the brain.
- Each year, about 130,000 people die of heart strokes and heart diseases.
- Around 90% of women have risk of getting a stroke.
A worldwide data suggests that heart disease is the leading cause of death of 1 in every three women. Approximate 44 million women in the United State are suffering from a cardiovascular disease. Around 90% of women have risk of getting a stroke; women are at a higher risk as compared to men and very fewer women than men can survive their first heart attack.