Heart Disease: The Leading Cause of Death of Adult Women

Dr. Marc Gillinov says women should take unusual chest pain seriously.
3:00 | 08/21/12

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Heart disease and cardiovascular disease are the leading causes of staff have. Adult women of all ages a woman is six times as likely. To die of heart or vascular problems as a breast cancer. So this is the huge threat this is what's out there this is what's killing women heart attacks cardiovascular disease the heart attack symptoms. Can include chest pain but might also be. Fatigue. Nausea and vomiting shortness of perhaps. A typical -- it sharp instead of having. And it is true the symptoms of heart disease can be a little different in women. But the cardinal symptom is the same if you're a woman and you experienced chest pain have any sort think about your heart -- I just think about it. Do something about it if that pain lasts more than a minute or two. -- --

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