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Why don't doctors test for heart attack risks in women more often?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: They should and do

Premenopausal women are protected from heart attack unless they smoke, have diabetes, or use cocaine.
Symptoms in this group are virtually always due to another cause. Post menopausal women, smokers, & diabetics have risks similar to men and should be screened similarly.

In brief: They should and do

Premenopausal women are protected from heart attack unless they smoke, have diabetes, or use cocaine.
Symptoms in this group are virtually always due to another cause. Post menopausal women, smokers, & diabetics have risks similar to men and should be screened similarly.
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