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sign of heart attach in women

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Women and CAD: It may be, at times women can have somewhat atypical symptoms. They are usually associated with shortness of breath or lightheadedness. If you have ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
30 years experience Cardiology
Various: Typical presentation of heart attack is chest pain, pressure in the chest, jaw pain, back or arm pain. Patients may have symptoms of heartburn. But ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Similar: Anterior crushing pressure with arm extension- radiation. Angina= neck pain or "feeling" impending doom! anxiety shortness of breath diaphoresis ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: Heart attacks are extremely rare in 23 y/o females. Should one have prolonged symptoms consistent with myocardial infarction, the possibility can't be ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Short of breath: Shortness of breath is a common heart attack symptom in women and should be investigated. Chest pain/pressure is also a symptom along with discomfort ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Good : You always can improved your cardiorespiratory endurance. Follow the aerobic target zones and plan your aerobic exercises. Also i will advice weight l ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Many: Chest pain, short of breath, extreme sweating and nausea can all be signs of a heart attack.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Usually the same: Heart attacks (mi) usually cause the same symptoms in both men and women: chest pain or pressure that can go to arm or jaw, sweating, nausea, shortnes ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
MI: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myocardial_infarction
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Similar: Anterior crushing pressure with arm extension- radiation. Angina= neck pain or "feeling" impending doom! anxiety shortness of breath diaphoresis ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
CAD in women: Often women have the same symptoms as men, however, women can more frequently than men have atypical symptoms such as nausea, shortness of breath or ... Read More
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