Life & Health: Women's Heart Health

By Central PA Live

Published 02/12 2014 01:50PM

Updated 02/28 2014 07:36PM

What are some common heart attack symptoms for women? What should you do if you think you’re having a heart attack? We get the answers to these questions and more from Certified Physician Assistant Kip Peeler from Mt. Nittany Physician Group.
 
Women's Heart Attack Symptoms
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Pressure/Pain in Upper Chest/Lower Abs
  • Dizziness/Lightheadedness
  • Fainting
  • Upper Back Pressure
  • Extreme Fatigue
 
Actions to Take If You Think You Are Having a Heart Attack
  • Call 9-1-1
  • Don't Wait! Every Minute is Precious
  • Go in Ambulance - Don't Drive
  • Stay Calm
  • Take Deep, Relaxing Breaths
 
For more information visit Mt. Nittany Medical Center.

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