Go Red to Raise Awareness For Women’s Heart Health

I was personally unaware of some of these risk factors as well as symptoms or signs of heart issues in women so I thought that it was really important that I share this with other women who might not know all the signs and signals of heart problems in women.

It’s a lovely post not written by myself so to make sure you’re getting all the information you might want to follow the link and view the original post on the original writers website but yeah I thought this was a really important post to be sharing with everyone.

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By: Tanvi Maharaja

Go-Red

Heart attacks, as depicted through movies and television, characteristically depict a man grabbing the left side of his chest in seemingly agonizing pain. There has been substantial awareness about heart disease and any man with “crushing’ left-sided chest pain, going into his left arm or the left side of the jaw, is quick to seek medical attention. In women, however, cardiac symptoms differ to a great extent. Their pain may be on the left side of the chest, or the abdomen, or in between the shoulder blades, or even on the right side of the chest. At times, there may be no chest pain at all.

Women may present with some symptoms that men experience too:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain with exertion
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
These symptoms are now pretty well-known in our society and culture at large, and hence, more identifiable.

However, there are some atypical…

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3 thoughts on “Go Red to Raise Awareness For Women’s Heart Health

  1. romanticindeed

    A broken heart, too, is a terrible misfortune. Though, I’d only write that because I represent “romanticism”. 🙂

    I’ll write this…

    “She carries broken beauty along, each fragment of a different weight, a different division, and from a different cut in a different history.”

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