Heart attacks in women can be subtle and sneaky. And a new study shows in younger women, that can be the reason why heart attacks are twice as deadly as compared to a man who is the same age. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains what women need to know, especially those between the ages of 30-55.
Millions of Americans take a daily aspirin to lessen the risk of a heart attack. But as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, when you pop an aspirin can make a big difference in how much protection you truly get.
Chest pain is considered the hallmark symptom of a heart attack, but patients can also experience other kinds of pain, and in some cases, none at all. That’s especially true for women, and they can be missing the symptoms.
A new study shows heart attacks don’t always announce their arrival with chest pain — in women and men. And the younger you are, the more likely chest pain will be absent … and the heart attack deadlier. Dr. Dave Hnida reports on what symptoms could signal big trouble.