8 Warning Signs of a Heart Attack ...

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According to recent statistics, approximately 35% of American women are obese, and even more are overweight. With these weight issues comes something far worse than muffin top — the increased risk of a heart attack. But since the symptoms of a heart attack are often different for women than they are for men, heart attacks can be misdiagnosed, or even overlooked. Even women who aren’t overweight, and who are fit, can be at risk of heart attacks, especially if they smoke or have a family history of heart disease. So it’s important to educate yourself, so you know the symptoms, and can get treatment immediately if you think you might be having a heart attack! Here are 8 warming signs of a heart attack… you can be experiencing one of them, or any combination of them…

1. Shortness of Breath

Unlike men, who often complain of severe chest pain during or before a heart attack, women most often simply feel very short of breath, and may even mistake a heart attack for an asthma attack.

Dizziness
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