Women tend to ignore heart symptoms more

October 28, 2014 11:22 AM

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Women tend to ignore heart symptoms more

Toronto: Partly due to a perception that coronary artery disease is a "man's disease", women are more likely to delay seeking care when heart symptoms strike, a research has found.

"The main danger is that when someone comes to the hospital with a more severe or advanced stage of heart disease, there are simply fewer treatment options available," said lead study author Catherine Kreatsoulas from Harvard School of Public Health.

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