Heart rate as a cardiovascular risk factor: do women differ from men?

@article{Palatini2001HeartRA,
  title={Heart rate as a cardiovascular risk factor: do women differ from men?},
  author={Paolo Palatini},
  journal={Annals of medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={213-21}
}
Considerable progress has been made in our understanding of the role of high heart rate in determining cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. However, whether the association between fast heart rate and cardiovascular disease is equally strong in males and females is still a matter for debate. In most studies, the predictive value of tachycardia for all-cause mortality has been found to be weaker in women than in men, and in some studies no association between heart rate and cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING

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