Posts Tagged ‘heart attack symptoms’

Why Women are Less Likely than Men to Survive a Heart Attack

Picture a person having a heart attack. Chances are the image that came immediately to mind was of a middle-aged man clutching his chest. Yet cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the United States, will kill six times as many women this year as it will men. Moreover, women, while less likely than…

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If Your Loved One Has a Heart Attack

Surprisingly, it is sometimes hard to know if a person is having a heart attack. While some people have the classic “elephant standing on my chest”–type of chest pain, heart attack symptoms can sometimes be mistaken for minor conditions, such as indigestion. However, a heart attack requires immediate medical intervention, so if you or a…

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