Here’s the thing about heart disease: It’s sneaky. Forget the Hollywood depiction of a heart attack—the dramatic clutching of the chest and woozy stumble. For women, especially, the signs can be all too easy to overlook, including indigestion, dizziness and fatigue (and who isn’t tired?).
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Coronary heart disease, heart failure, and stroke are the top killers of women in America today. This statistic points out the importance of prevention and awareness—women must be able to identify the causes, and symptoms, of heart disease.