Dr. Amy Doneen is quoted in an excellent article called, “6 Heart Attack Symptoms Women Ignore.”

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Learn the subtle signs that spell heart trouble

Still think heart disease is a guy thing? Think again. Some 8 million women in the United States have heart disease, and each year an estimated 435,000 women suffer a  heart attack, according to the Women’s Heart Foundation. So yes, a heart attack can happen to you. But would you recognize the symptoms if it did?

A woman may or may not have the classic symptom of a heart attack — crushing pain that feels like an elephant sitting on your chest. Often, there’s no chest pain at all, but more subtle symptoms that women, and even doctors, tend to overlook.

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