01/31/2013 05:20 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

What Women Need To Know About Heart Disease, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (VIDEO)

Heart disease is a major issue for women -- even if no one in your family has a history of it. Dr. Nancy Snyderman, Chief Medical Editor for NBC News, reviewed the steps that women can take to reduce their risk of heart disease when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. Heart attack symptoms are different for women -- you could just feel incredibly exhausted, or have the sensation of breathing in icy cold air. Know your weight, know your waist size, quit smoking and engage in weight-bearing exercise to keep your heart in top shape.

For more important health info, see Dr. Nancy Snyderman's tips for staying healthy:

Dr. Nancy Snyderman's Tips To Stay Healthy

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