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Heart disease in women

Do you know that the number one killer for women in the US is heart disease?

Surprisingly, only one in five American women believes that heart disease is her greatest health threat, despite the fact that heart disease is the most common cause of death in both men and women.

Although men normally experience severe, suffocating chest pain when they are having a heart attack, women’s symptoms are usually quite different.

They can include: pain in the upper part of the body – shoulder, one or both arms, neck or jaw; shortness of breath; nausea and/or vomiting; exhaustion; sweating (which may be mistaken for a hot flash); or rapid heart rate. And, the symptoms can occur while at rest or at night.

Furthermore, the American College of Cardiology has stated that [the diagnosis] and effect of heart disease in women tends to be “riddled with misunderstanding.”

To protect yourself, be informed! Know the causes, risk factors and prevention strategies to avoid this deadly disease.

To learn what YOUR individualized risk factors are, and how to prevent heart problems, consult Board Certified Holistic Nurse Practitioner Karen Radtke. Her expert guidance will keep you on the path to good health.

Your initial 20-minute consult is FREE.

Schedule now at http://Integralhealthsolutionswi.com or by calling 815-985-7283.

 

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