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Do men and women have different heart attacks?

By Anonymous January 25, 2016 - 3:06pm
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I hear heart attacks is the number 1 killer in both men and women but more women die within the first of having a hear attack than men. Do women suffer a heart attack differently than men?

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Hi Anon

Thank you for your question - it's a great one!

It's true that men and women suffer heart attacks differently and the signs and symptoms are also different.

You can read all about it in our article here: http://www.empowher.com/heart-disease/content/susan-cody-women-and-men-experience-heart-attacks-differently-says-texas-heart-insti

January 25, 2016 - 5:10pm
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