There are certain traits, conditions or habits that may increase your risk for having Coronary Heart Disease, Broken Heart Syndrome, and Coronary Microvascular Disease. These traits are otherwise known as, risk factors. Most of the risk factors discussed on this website tend to be more common in women in turn, affecting them differently as opposed to men. The following risk factors are broken down into 3 sections, “Behaviors”, “Health Conditions”, and “Risk Factors You Can’t Control.” Click on each section below to learn more.