Wear Red Day – February 13

Did you know that heart attack symptoms in women look different than in men?

Not only does this lead to an increased rate of symptoms being overlooked in women, but it compromises the care of women across the country.

Today is Wear Red Day, and with heart disease being the number one killer of women worldwide, it’s crucial to be aware of these less-recognized symptoms.

– Chest pain
– Jaw, neck, arm, or back pain
– Excessive sweating
– Shortness of breath
– Stomach pain or discomfort
– Nausea or indigestion

It can also take the form of unusual fatigue, weakness, dizziness, or a fast or irregular heartbeat.