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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 Having a burning numbness in my left… I recommend you contact your doctor for an evaluation to discuss the…

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Yumhee Park, Editor, posted Heart Attack Symptoms: Men vs. Women Heart disease remains the number one killer of both men and women in the United…

03/07/16

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, posted Heart Attack Symptoms and Warning Signs A blockage in the heart's arteries may reduce or completely cut off the blood…

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, posted 10 Steps to Help Prevent a Heart Attack Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, equaling 17.3 million…

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