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Heart Attack

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Each year, over a million people in the U.S. suffer from a heart attack. About half of them die. Many people have permanent heart damage or die because they don't get help immediately. It's important to know the symptoms of a heart attack and call 9-1-1 if someone is having them. Those symptoms include: Chest discomfort (pressure, squeezing, or pain), shortness of breath, discomfort in the upper body (arms, shoulder, neck, back), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, lightheadedness and sweating. These symptoms can sometimes be different in women.

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Lisa Nelson RD #2:  For women the signs of a heart attack are more subtle. What should women watch for?  If everyone responded to every arm/jaw/chest/indigestion/feeling "not quite right" symptom, they'd never leave the ER!   Dr. Shelby-Lane: The female heart often is misdiagnosed.   True or false: Every year, more women die of heart…

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, answered My mothers drs have just told us that… Concerned daughter,   I'm so sorry to hear about your mother's…


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Melanie Thomassian, Health Pro, posted 4 Habits That Damage Your Heart Health To keep the heart in tip top shape we all know we should eat well, get some…




Tara Aschenbrenner, RN, Health Guide, answered after donating blood if i run for 3… Jagannathan:   I would also encourage you to notify your Red Cross of…


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Leslie Lafayette, Health Guide, answered how to tell if tightness across the… I have found, personally, that chest area pain (this includes upper stomach,…


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