For over 60 years, Heart & Stroke has been dedicated to fighting heart  disease and stroke. Our work has saved thousands of lives and improved the lives of millions of others

The system needs to be better equipped to help women with heart disease and stroke. Together with people like you, we are doubling the dollars invested in research for women.

Heart disease is a general term that means the heart is not working properly. Some forms of heart disease are present at birth (congenital heart disease), while others develop as we age. Many forms of heart disease can be prevented by living an active, healthy lifestyle.

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#1

cause of premature death in women in Canada is heart disease and stroke.

53%

of women who experience heart attack symptoms have them go unrecognized.

2/3

of all heart disease and stroke clinical research focuses on men.

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