Women’s heart attack warning signs revealed by doctor

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Women’s heart attack warning signs, What is your opinion about the fact that heart disease is considered exclusively to be a male disease? 

There is, however, no truth to this statement. There is no truth to this myth according to health experts. 

There are over 300,000 women in the United States who die as a result of heart disease every year, which is the leading cause of female mortality. There is, however, a critical gap between awareness of the disease’s signs and symptoms and its effective management. 

Dr Jon LaPook, the chief medical correspondent, provided valuable insight into the six signs that women should recognize on National Wear Red Day, observed on February 2, as a way of raising awareness of cardiovascular disease.

Dr LaPook, who emphasized that heart disease isn’t just a disease of men, dispelled the misconception that it is only a disease of men, underlining that it is the leading cause of death for women as well. There’s more to National Wear Red Day than a fashion statement; it’s a way to shed light on a deadly public health issue, where increased awareness is directly linked to saving lives by creating a sense of awareness.

As Dr LaPook explains, women are most likely to suffer from heart attacks when they feel chest pain or shortness of breath, the most obvious symptoms that are associated with heart attacks. It’s important to stress, too, that less-known symptoms of the disease such as nausea, vomiting, fatigue, as well as pain in the jaw, back, or other areas, all contribute to early detection and should be considered.

It is noteworthy that Dr LaPook cited high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, and inactivity as one of the major risk factors for heart disease. An important factor in reducing the prevalence of heart disease has been access to healthcare, coupled with the plea to stop smoking, which has been hailed as one of the keys to reducing the incidence of heart disease.

Besides recognizing symptoms of cancer and mitigating risks, Dr LaPook also stressed the need to monitor key health metrics, including weight, blood pressure, and overall health, on a regular basis to detect cancer in its early stages. Women were encouraged to adopt healthy habits from a young age, and encouraged to wait until symptoms manifest before acting on them.

As part of the discussion, Dr LaPook also addressed heart health during pregnancy, framing it as an important “stress test” for the heart during that time of life. During his speech, he called on women to enter pregnancy in good health, and emphasized the need for health care that is readily available to them.

Dr LaPook acknowledged the disparities in maternal health faced by Black women, and ventured to look at multifactorial factors which contribute to higher mortality rates among these women. 

In his concluding remarks, Dr Jon LaPook urges women nationwide to take action as soon as they are aware of this vital information. “It’s not something that you can wait until you are showing symptoms before you begin to really focus on it, he says. 

Ideally, this is something that should be done for the rest of your life. As a consequence, you should develop healthy habits from the moment you are born.”

Timenews provided that news.

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