Doctor: Symptoms of a heart attack can be different for women compared to men

The doctor stresses the importance of being prepared and urges individuals to take their symptoms seriously.

News 12 Staff

Feb 22, 2024, 12:43 PM

Updated 91 days ago

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February is Heart Health Month, and doctors are urging everyone to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack and to call an ambulance in an emergency.
According to Dr. Judah Rauch, Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at White Plains Hospital, symptoms such as chest discomfort, arm discomfort, or jaw discomfort associated with other symptoms and lasting more than 5 to 10 minutes should prompt a call to EMS. Dr. Rauch emphasizes, "Please don't drive yourself to the hospital."
The doctor stresses the importance of being prepared and urges individuals to take their symptoms seriously.
Additionally, doctors emphasize that the symptoms of a heart attack can be different for women compared to men, highlighting the need for awareness and prompt action in case of any concerning symptoms.


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