My name is Rebecca and I was diagnosed with heart disease in December of 2007. Had it been easy to find a correct diagnosis, my story would end here. Unfortunately, as with many women, I was given wrong information and left untreated.
The first six doctors I visited were oblivious as to why a 34 year old woman would be experiencing chest pain. The pain wasn’t stress related, it wasn’t GERD. And it most certainly wasn’t in my head.
If this scenario sounds familiar, then we should converse amongst ourselves. : )
Women will continue to be misdiagnosed so long as they remain uninformed as to their condition.
A few questions for you. What have been your experiences with chest pain and your treating physician?
Were you misdiagnosed? If so, what have you done to fine the answers?
My sincere hope is that, through our experiences, others will be empowered to seek better advice and appropriate care.
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