Health

Women, These Are the Heart Attack Symptoms You Need to Know

While everyone associates chest pain with a heart attack, these subtle symptoms can be signs of trouble in women.

In the US, a person experiences a heart attack every 43 seconds. Heart disease is also the number one killer of women in America. While it is common knowledge that chest pain is one of the signs of a heart attack, women tend to experience different symptoms than men. In fact, many women are surprised to find out they are having a heart attack at all. So, what are the signs of a heart attack in women?
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Men, These Are the Heart Attack Symptoms You Need to Know

From pain in your chest to shortness of breath, these common signs of a heart attack in men could save your life.

Heart disease accounts for 1 in 4 deaths in the US every year. While it is the leading cause of death in both men and women, in 2009, more than half of the deaths due to heart disease were men. Each year, millions of Americans take precautions to lower their risk of a heart attack by eating well, exercising, and visiting their primary care physician for regular exams. Yet the most common symptoms of a heart attack may go unnoticed by many men.
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Allergy Season Got You Sniffling? Learn 5 Ways to Combat Your Symptoms

Avoiding allergens, keeping a clean house, and delegating chores are just a few of the ways that you can keep your allergy symptoms at bay.

Well before April showers bring May flowers, allergy symptoms suddenly flare up and can worsen all season long. Thankfully, you can actively identify your problem allergens and mitigate the factors that cause the worst symptom flare-ups. From there, you can work with your doctor to learn the answer to the universal question: how do you treat allergies and move on with your daily activities?
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The Facts: What Cholesterol Means for Your Health

Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can help lower your risk of heart disease and improve your overall well-being. But what is good and what is bad cholesterol?

Cholesterol plays a role in your body’s production of certain hormones, the digestive process, and vitamin D production. While you need healthy levels of  cholesterol in your body, high cholesterol can lead to health issues that can negatively impact your heart.
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