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Eight Heart Attack Symptoms Women Might Miss

Heart disease kills one out of every three women each year – approximately one woman every minute. It’s more deadly than all forms of cancer combined, including breast cancer.

For both men and women, the number one heart attack symptom includes some type of pain, pressure or discomfort in the chest. But in the weeks prior to a heart attack, women are more likely to also experience the more atypical signs of a heart attack.

Just what signs should a woman watch for? Carey Ertz, DO, Methodist Physicians Clinic – Millard and Nancy Koster, MD, cardiologist at Heart Consultants and Methodist Hospital have eight heart attack syptoms you don't want to miss.