Addressing Heart Health in LGBTQ Adults

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This is a statement issued by the American Heart Association on LGBTQ heart health. It recognizes that there are disparities among heart disease risk factors for LGBTQ adults, especially lesbian, bisexual, and trans women. This is primarily due to psychosocial life stressors, such as discrimination. The statement highlights the need for continued research in the area of LGBTQ heart health.

https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000914