Study: Women often ignore heart attack symptoms

05/11/2007 | Forbes

Women under 65 commonly ignore the symptoms of a heart attack, and when they do go to the hospital with heart disease or heart attacks, they are twice as likely as men to die from the attack, according to a new study. Symptoms can range from chest pain to nausea, and even though women younger than 55 make up less than 5% of all hospitalized heart disease patients, the number is still large.

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