For quite some time now, I’ve been worrying about a fellow blogger. Funny, but also wonderful, how we become connected to people we’ve never met and most likely will never meet, in real life. This morning, I had this post in my inbox. Not only was it very relieving to hear from my friend, but it was also filled with important information. I myself, already knew about this thanks to my job …I worked a couple of years in cardiology [admin], and also due to massive heredity for heart disease.
This knowledge is just as important to have for men as for women.
Yes, I’m back after a month of adventures, and not just back, but I’m a woman on a mission — a matter of life and death.
It’s February, month of Valentines and hearts, and here’s a quick pop quiz for you: what are the typical symptoms of a heart attack?
I hear you — Pain in the chest. Pressure in the chest. Severe indigestion. Sorry, you only get 50% for your answer, because those symptoms are typical of heart attacks — in men. Symptoms of heart attacks in women are mostly different.
Having survived a wake-up call that was perilously close to the Last Trump, I want to make sure that everyone knows: in matters of the heart — like heart attacks and such — men and women are not the same. Their symptoms are different, the numbers are different, the diagnostics are different.
I was doubtful…
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