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Dr. Crandall: Heart Attack Symptoms Differ for Women

Posted on AllSides May 29th, 2024
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Signs of a heart attack are different for women and men. While the most common heart attack symptom in both men and women is chest pain or discomfort, according to the American Heart Association, women may experience symptoms that are not typically linked to heart attack. These include shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting, and back or jaw pain. “Women have smaller hearts,” says Chauncey Crandall, M.D., the New York Times bestselling author and director of preventive medicine at the Palm Beach Cardiovascular Clinic in Florida. “They have smaller arteries.”...

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