According to Dr. Judith Reichman and Dr. Mehmet Oz, many women and doctors do not recognize the symptoms of heart disease because they are completely different from those of men.
Common Warning Signs of Heart Disease for Women
You Are More at Risk if the Following Apply to You:
- Back pain
- Pain that spreads to shoulders, neck, arms or jaw
- Unexplained fatigue
- Chest discomfort
- High blood pressure
- Smoking habit (triples your chances of having a heart attack before the age of 40)
- High cholesterol
- Family history of heart disease
Printed from Oprah.com on Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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