The First Women's Heart Disease Cardiology Conference In The GCC


(MENAFN- Asdaf News)

Dubai – Asdaf News:

In collaboration with the Saudi Group of Women Heart (Saudi Heart Association), the Emirates Cardiac Society announces the launch of the first conference of its kind in the GCC,“Cardiovascular Disease in Women Conference,” by a group of experts and specialists to discuss the most recent advancements and research regarding women's heart diseases. specialists from the GCC, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Oman, as well as Italian doctor Alaide Chieffo.

The two-day event (February 3 and 4), dates same date of International Women's Heart Disease Awareness Day. The society will hold awareness campaigns all year long in conjunction with the“Women's Heart Disease Conference” in the form of several online workshops to introduce and raise awareness of heart diseases and several initiatives in UAE shopping malls and commercial centers to measure blood pressure, body mass index, sugar, and cholesterol as well as to provide health advice and guidance about women's fitness and nutrition.

Numerous investigations and research have revealed several variations in the circulatory system connected to sex (male or female), which frequently affect the microscopic level and present difficult problems for learning how both men and women experience heart disease. Some of these examples include:

  • Women have smaller blood vessels and heart chambers
  • Women have a lower number of red blood cells
  • Postural changes (such as standing up quickly after lying down) affect women more than men, making them more likely to suffer a sudden drop in blood pressure or fainting
  • Changing hormones: Hormonal changes that women experience during pregnancy, lactation, and the premenopausal period

Women should also be mindful that other factors pose a risk to their health, especially rheumatic immune diseases, and heart diseases during pregnancy, which can be identified during reproductive life and can contribute to the development of current risk assessment strategies for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. This conference Is Organized by ICOM.


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