The surprising heart attack symptoms that only women have

Heart attack in women, Health Network News

Symptoms in women can be less dramatic than in men, so doctors might overlook them

SUMMARY: The American Heart Association says 1 in 3 women die from heart disease, a higher rate than in men. The symptoms women experience may be overlooked by doctors.

Research has begun to recognize “that men and women are different in many ways besides our reproductive systems,” says Janine Clayton, director of the office of research on women’s health at the National Institutes of Health. This is especially true with heart disease, where the differences between men and women can be striking…Read more at the Washington Post

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