All women need to be aware of the signs and symptoms of heart and blood vessel disease. By knowing what to look for, you’ll have a better chance of getting treatment before serious complications occur. This section will teach you to what signs to look for and what to do if you notice them, including symptoms that women often overlook.
Heart Disease Signs & Symptoms
Although many women think of a heart attack as a sudden, dramatic event often featuring severe chest pain and sudden collapse, in reality many women don’t have chest pain during a heart attack. Women often experience more subtle heart symptoms, which can lead to delays in seeking treatment
Heart Failure Signs & Symptoms
Heart failure symptoms are often mistaken for the effects of aging or excess weight, but they can actually mean that your heart is having trouble pumping enough blood to your body. We’ll teach you how to tell if common symptoms may be caused by an underlying heart problem.
How to Survive a Heart Attack
Our Heart Attack Action Plan teaches you what to do if you notice heart symptoms. By being prepared and knowing the right steps to take, you’ll have a better chances of surviving a heart attack without permanent damage to your heart muscle.
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