Young Women Often Downplay Heart Attack Symptoms, Study Finds

February 26, 2015 6:13 AM

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A new study shows that young women tend to downplay the symptoms of an impending hear attack, such as chest discomfort or pain, nausea or dizziness, or brush them off as signs of minor health conditions such as indigestion or back pains.

Also, the study results revealed that younger women affected by heart attack symptoms are reluctant to get urgent medical help or delay it for various reasons, while others believe that they are too young to have a heart attack so they fail to reach a doctor in due time.

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