SMN Weekly – Most Women Overlook Symptoms of Possible Heart Attack

February 26, 2015 3:23 AM

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Over fifteen thousand American women aged 55 or younger die of heart diseases each year that ranks the disease among the top killers in this age group. Young women’s chances of death are two times higher than that of men during hospitalization for a heart attack.

According to a new study by the Yale University School of Public Health part of the reason for the disparity may be that young women tend to misinterpret or ignore the symptoms of heart attack. Researchers, to conduct the study, interviewed around thirty women who were aged between thirty and fifty ...

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