Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, but a recent survey has found that awareness of heart attack and stroke symptoms, as well as other important information tied to the condition have decreased significantly over the past decade.
In addition to sharing more information about the survey’s findings, an article from Healthline also helpfully lists signs of a heart attack that women should be aware of.
This isn’t because of the “caregiver” role that we women are often pigeonholed into, but because these symptoms can be different for men and women.
Read on to learn more about heart disease and signs that a woman may be having a heart attack.
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