November 23, 2018 | Dr. Neil Galindez | The Miami Times

Dr. Neil Galindez was featured in Miami Newspaper discussing Men’s Health

Consider male heart disease sooner than you think. Risk of heart attack is becoming higher and earlier than women.

November is Men’s Health Month and I want to take this opportunity to talk about heart disease and us, men, the not so stronger gender.

Even though the majority of people who die of coronary artery disease (the buildup of plaque in the heart’s arteries that could lead to a heart attack) are 65 or older, there are recent trends in industrialized countries, pointing to an increase in the incidence of coronary artery disease among younger people. Although coronary artery disease affects both men and women, men have a greater risk of having a heart attack than women do, and men have attacks earlier in life.

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