Women in Numbers: Strokes

Women have more strokes and more women die of strokes by a long shot compared to men, says Dr. Ana Viamonte-Ros, Medical Director of Palliative Care & Bioethics with Baptist Health South Florida.

She also explains women metabolize medications differently than men. That’s why women, in pain cases, need 30 % more higher doses of opioids for controlling pain than men.

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