The Chronicle -

By Keith Roach MD
To Your Good Health 

Confusion Over Women's Heart Attack Symptoms

 

February 28, 2019

DEAR DR. ROACH: My question is about symptoms for women's heart attacks. I have always heard that symptoms for women can be much different from men's. Instead of the chest-clutching, sharp pain that men can have, I have read that women's symptoms can be any of these: heartburn or indigestion; pain in the jaw, neck, shoulders, back, one or both arms; fatigue and troubled sleep; dizziness and nausea; or extreme anxiety.

Are you KIDDING me? I am a healthy, active 63-year-old woman. I have had all of these symptoms at one time or another. If I acted every time I had...



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