Women More Likely To Delay Seeking Medical Attention When Experiencing Cardiac Symptoms

October 29, 2014 3:06 PM

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Women More Likely To Delay Seeking Medical Attention When Experiencing Cardiac Symptoms

In the US, every 33 seconds someone dies from cardiovascular disease and, according to The Heart Foundation, more than 920,000 will have a heart attack this year alone.

Men and women suffering a heart attack go through very similar stages of pain, but their reactions are very different. According to a study presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC), women will delay seeking care, putting their health at risk.

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