MYTH – Heart disease is a little on the sexist side. It can effect men and women differently.
Heart attack symptoms can range for anyone but many people feel the strong pain to the chest. However, non-traditional symptoms are more common amongst women.
A 2003 study in Circulation, showed that researchers have found that at least one-month prior to the heart attack, 70% of women experience unusual fatigue, nearly 50% had weakness, sleep disturbance, or shortness of breath. The shocking statistic is that 43% felt no chest pain at the time of their heart attack.
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Information for this post was found via WebMD.