Cardiac Center | Cardiac Quiz

How Heart Smart Are You?

Cardiovascular (heart) disease is the leading cause of death and disability in North Dakota. Trinity Health offers comprehensive cardiovascular services aimed at preventing, diagnosing, treating and recovering from cardiovascular disease.



Coronary heart disease/Cardiovascular disease develops gradually over many years and can easily go undetected.
 True       False


Women don't have to worry about cardiovascular disease. It's primarily a man's problem.
 True       False


If a woman has a heart attack, she is more likely to survive it than a man.
 True       False


Women are less likely to get heart disease after menopause than before.
 True       False


When men reach middle age, about 55, their blood cholesterol levels start to rise, but women's levels seem to stabilize.
 True       False


African-American females are more likely than white females are to die from coronary heart disease or stroke.
 True       False


Which of the following is the single most important thing a woman can do to reduce her risk of heart attack?


Women smokers double their chances of having a heart attack over women who don't smoke.
 True       False


Women can reduce their risks of heart attack and stroke by following which of these lifestyle habits?


Women with heart disease have a lower risk of stroke.
 True       False



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Leah Brewster DNP

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Valentine Chikwendu MD

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Emad Dodin MD

Board certified with 20 years of experience, Dr. Emad Dodin is provides up-to-date treatments for pe --More--

Natasha Shipman AGNP-BC

A member of our Cardiology team, Natasha Shipman, AGNP-BC, is a board certified nurse practitioner, --More--

Samir Turk MD

Dr. Turk is board certified in general cardiology and interventional cardiology. A graduate of the R --More--

Amanda Weidler FNP-C

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