Health Today: 3 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Heart Attacks

Ask anyone what the primary symptom of a heart attack is and they’re likely to say “chest pain.” While this can be true it’s not the only symptom, especially for women. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S., but many women don’t recognize when a heart attack is happening because their symptoms can differ widely from men’s. “People make the mistake of ignoring symptoms,” said James G. Dwyer, MD, FACC, FSCAI,...

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Health Today: Arizona Heart Rhythm Specialists
Jun16

Health Today: Arizona Heart Rhythm Specialists

“Women have a higher incidence of palpitations and group of diseases related to autonomic regulation, among them vasovagal syncope and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia. The fact that women’s hearts are wired differently from men should come as no surprise”. Says Dr. Vijay Swarup, MD, FACC, FHRS the founding partner, and director of Arizona Heart Rhythm Center specializing in treating all disorders of heart’s electrical system....

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