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Heart Attack, Can Women Have One And Not Realize? - Dr. Saks (VIDEO)

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Dr. Saks shares if a woman can have a heart attack and not even notice.

Dr. Saks:
Sometimes. Sometimes women may not recognize that her symptoms were symptoms of a heart attack. It could have been just general fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dizziness. Sometimes those symptoms are overlooked or put off as being something else like the flu but really was a sign of a heart attack.

About Dr. Saks, D.O.:
Dr. Shani S. Saks joined the Arizona Heart Institute in September 2005, following a three-year invasive cardiology fellowship at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Saks completed her undergraduate and Master of Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where she graduated Cum Laude. She received her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Saks continued her medical education by completing an internal medicine residency at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, where she served as Chief Medicine Resident. Dr. Saks is a Certified Internist by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. Due to significant and premature heart disease in her own family, Dr. Saks has a strong commitment to patient education, reducing risk of heart disease, preventative medicine and women’s health. Dr. Saks provides services at the Arizona Heart Institute location in central Phoenix.

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