Women’s hearts need attention

Dr. Neschochi Okeke, MD, a practicing physician in New York City and an expert in women’s health    (NewsUSA) – Although COVID-19 continues to grab the health headlines, women in particular should not lose sight of a chronic problem — heart disease.   Heart disease is the number one killer of women, but many women, whether they are wives, mothers, CEOs, or all of the above, tend to put others’ health and well-being ahead of their own, and may ignore symptoms. Symptoms of this disease are often different for women than men, so women may not know what to look for.   According to the Mayo Clinic, women are more likely than men to report heart attack symptoms that are not related to chest pain, including shortness of breath, nausea, sweating, pain in one or both arms, unusual tiredness, and indigestion. These symptoms are easily missed, as most people associate


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