Sunday, February 25, 2007

Gender Difference

When men have a heart attack there is often squeezing chest pain or pressure. When women have a heart attack, the symptoms are often different: shortness of breath, dizziness, fatigue, nausea or vomiting and back and jaw pain. It is important that both men and women recognize heart attack symptoms, and get the help they need fast. Two things you can do immediately if you’re having a heart attack is call 9-1-1 and chew an aspirin.

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