A 48-year-old member asked:
sings of heart disease in women?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bennett Werner answered
43 years experience Cardiology
Music?: "i left my heart in san francisco" always comes to mind, of course. I assume there's a typo: signs? Same as men with these caveats: premenopausal women don't get heart attacks unless they smoke, have diabetes, or use cocaine. Chest pain in older women may be atypical. In both men and women, there may be no pain at all. Shortness of breath alone may be a pain surrogate.
Answered on Aug 17, 2014
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