Did you know that heart attacks are more common this time of year?

Boulder Heart Cardiologist Molly Ware, M.D., appeared on Channel 7 to discuss women and heart disease.

"It is the number one killers of women in the United States," Dr. Ware said. "About one out of three women will die of cardiovascular disease."

Diet, weight, exercise, sleep issues and genetic issues all play a factor.

Dr. Ware recommends any woman concerned about their heart heath to make an appointment.

bch.org/heart

Heart attack symptoms unique to women include shortness of breath, back pain, nausea and excessive sweating.