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UHS The Heart Hospital.

It’s a fact. Heart disease is the number one killer of women.

 

It kills more women than all cancers combined, and more women than men. Yet many women don’t even know they have it. That’s because heart disease symptoms for women are different, and the danger can start earlier in life than you think.

 

Symptoms for women include:

 

• Extreme Fatigue

• Chest pain

• Nausea

Shortness of breath

 

More than 60% of men who suffer a heart attack experience symptoms well before the heart attack actually takes place. Knowing the symptoms ahead of time is vital to proper diagnosis and treatment.

Symptoms for men include:

 

·      Chest pain

·      Pain in other areas of the body

·      Shortness of breath

·      Sweating

·      Fainting

·      Nausea and vomiting,

·      Lightheadedness,

·      Anxiety

·      Indigestion.

 

Know when to call 911.

 

For more information visit www.uhs.net.