Heart-Attack-Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Young Women

We’ve long known that when it comes to heart attack symptoms, men and women are different. While men often have the telltale chest pain, signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women are far more subtle—that’s especially true when it comes to younger women. A new study published in JAMA Internal…

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Are You at Risk for Heart Attack?

…slowly with mild discomfort. You may not know what’s wrong and wait too long before seeking medical help. It’s also important to note that heart attack symptoms in women are not the same as in men. Although both men and women experience chest pressure or discomfort, women generally experience a wider…

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Heart Attack and Stroke Differences

…shoulder blades * Achiness in the jaw * Pain in left arm or elbow * Profuse sweating * Indigestion (often overlooked) * Nausea For women, heart attack symptoms include: * Dull, aching chest discomfort (vague) * Acute breathlessness * Sudden, profound fatigue * Jaw or neck pain * Pain in left arm or…

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Stroke Symptoms for Women

We often hear that women have different heart attack symptoms than men, but did you know that stroke symptoms for women can be different, too? Unfortunately, I have first-hand experience with this. I was 13 years old when my paternal grandmother died from a massive stroke. I can’t help but think that…

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