According to a study in the UK, women with smoking, diabetes, or high blood pressure are more likely to have a heart attack than men.
The researchers said women should support the same level of treatment and smoking as men.
Doctors should also be interested in finding sick women at risk.
Men are three times more likely to have a heart attack than women.
The study, led by a researcher at Oxford University, involved about 500,000 people between the ages of 40 and 69 who were enrolled in the BioBank database.
According to the study, 5081 people had their first heart attack in seven years, and one-third of them were women.
At the stage of life, the risk of a female heart attack is lower than the risk of a male heart attack, but certain risk factors appear more effective.
Women who smoke are three times more likely to have a heart attack than non-smokers, and men have a higher risk of smoking.
Hypertension also increases the risk of women by 83% compared to men.
The study found that the incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes had a greater impact on women than men.
Researchers say that they adopt several theories, although these factors are not related to gender and can not yield conclusive conclusions about causes and effects.
This may be due to biological agents. For example, type 2 diabetes associated with diet and lifestyle habits can have a different impact on the heart of a woman than men.
Women usually do not know that they are at risk for heart disease, and that care and use of health care services may be lower than men, the researchers say.
Men are most likely to have a heart attack, but research shows that heart disease is the most fatal for women in the UK.
Elizabeth Millett, research supervisor and epidemiologist at the World Institute of World Health at Oxford University, said: "Heart disease also has to be recognized and influenced by women.
"Women need to be aware that many campaigns are at risk even when they start."
"It's probably a complex and long-term thing because of the complexities of biological and social factors," she said.
She said that women's heart attack rates will be similar to that of men in the future.
Women with diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking should "know the risk level compared to many men," the researchers said.