The Heart Attack Symptoms Every Woman Needs to Know

Many women are far more concerned about the possibility that they will develop cancer than heart disease, so you might be surprised to learn that more women die of heart disease than all forms of cancer combined. In fact, one woman dies of heart disease approximately every minute.

Since women don't always experience the same classic heart attack symptoms as men – intense tightness in the chest and pain radiating down the left arm – it's important that you're aware of the unexpected warning signs you might miss or even ignore.

Take a look at the heart attack symptoms every woman should know, then help a loved one by sharing this infographic with the women in your life – because knowledge is power.

Infographic about heart attack and heart disease in women

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The Penn Heart and Vascular blog provides the latest information on heart disease prevention, nutrition and breakthroughs in cardiovascular care.


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