Dr. Shokooh shares the differing heart disease symptoms between women and men.
In studies we have seen that the presentation is different, whether that question I tell you that we really do not know why they did present differently, but they do present differently. Still chest pain is the highest the most known presentation, but other studies have shown that lots of women do not have chest pain at all and they come with indigestion and shortness of breath.
About Dr. Shokooh, M.D.:
Dr. Shalizeh Shokooh is Director at the Women's Heart Center at the Orange County Heart Institute and Co-Director of the Women Heart Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange County, California. Dr. Shokooh graduated medical school and finished her residency at UC Irvine. She also conducted a cardiology fellowship at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. She is a member of the American College of Cardiology and Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology. Dr. Shokooh can treat patients in English, Spanish, and Farsi.
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