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Women are more likely to reject heart attack symptoms: Survey, Singapore News & Top Stories

A woman suffering from a myocardial infarction can stop it as something else because she has no idea that the symptoms are different in men and women. A heart examination conducted by insurance company Manulife has shown. Although heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in Singapore, eight out of 10 are unaware that men and women may experience different symptoms of heart attack. Symptoms most commonly seen in women may include shortness of breath, jaw pain, back pain, nausea and lung. They are also less likely than men who have experienced classic symptoms of heart attack such as chest pain or tightness. The result of the survey, which sought 500 Singaporean men and women between 21 and 64 years, was released on International Women's Day yesterday at Go Red For Women Lunch 2019 organized by the Singapore Heart Foundation. The Go Red For Women campaign is part of an international movement led by the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation. It aims to equip women with knowledge to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Cardiologist Goh Ping Ping, who stands for the Go Red For Women campaign in Singapore, said: "Cardiovascular disease has historically been perceived as a man's disease, which is a misconception." experience heart attack later in life, usually after menopause, as lower estrogen levels are a factor in increased risk of heart attack. She said women are more likely to experience myocardial infarction later in life compared to men,…

A woman suffering from a myocardial infarction can stop it as something else because she has no idea that the symptoms are different in men and women. A heart examination conducted by insurance company Manulife has shown.

Although heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in Singapore, eight out of 10 are unaware that men and women may experience different symptoms of heart attack.

Symptoms most commonly seen in women may include shortness of breath, jaw pain, back pain, nausea and lung. They are also less likely than men who have experienced classic symptoms of heart attack such as chest pain or tightness.

The result of the survey, which sought 500 Singaporean men and women between 21

and 64 years, was released on International Women’s Day yesterday at Go Red For Women Lunch 2019 organized by the Singapore Heart Foundation.

The Go Red For Women campaign is part of an international movement led by the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation. It aims to equip women with knowledge to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Cardiologist Goh Ping Ping, who stands for the Go Red For Women campaign in Singapore, said: “Cardiovascular disease has historically been perceived as a man’s disease, which is a misconception.” experience heart attack later in life, usually after menopause, as lower estrogen levels are a factor in increased risk of heart attack.

She said women are more likely to experience myocardial infarction later in life compared to men, usually after menopause, since lower estrogen levels are a factor in increasing myocardial infarction.

Compared to men, women also tend to wait more than half an hour longer before seeking medical treatment because of their subtle symptoms, Dr. Goh said.

Speaking at the event at the Chinese culture in Singapore, senior consultant Chan Wan Xian of the National University Heart Center, Singapore, said that while heart disease is usually the result of an obstruction in the blood vessels, women are twice as large as men suffering from non – obstructive heart disease.

One example is takotububardiomyopathy, also known as broken heart syndrome.

Prof Chan said: “This condition is related to acute stress or emotional shock, possibly due to an increase in adrenaline, and may lead to heart failure.” [90] About 90 percent of these cases are postmenopausal women. “[19659002] She added that heart disease kills about six times as many women in Singapore as breast cancer.

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  • Heart injury kills about six times as many women in Singapore as breast cancer.

The study found that nearly half of respondents assessed his own knowledge of heart disease as “poor” or “very poor.” Despite this, half believed that they were “small” or “no risk” for heart disease.

Three in five had never discussed heart problems with anyone else Almost one in five believed that heart attack affects only the elderly. [Halftherespondentssaidtheyhadexperiencedsymptomsthatmadethembelievethatsomethingcouldbewrongwiththeirheartsbut65percentofthemdidnotseekmedicalattentionwhentheyadoptedItwasjusttemporary

At the same time, Manulife launched a video campaign called Stop the Drama, which contains veteran actor Lim Kay Tong who teaches young actors on how to depict heart attack symptoms more realistically, as most singles only know the symptoms of television programs and movies, such as crushing chest pain and collapsing.

Dr Khoo Kah Siang, Manulife Executive Director, said: “In the study, we found that eight out of ten respondents recognize only chest pain as a major heart attack symptom. Other early symptoms such as stomach ache, fatigue, jaw pain or nausea were only identified by a minority. “

Manulife will share the video on his website www.manulife.com.sg/stopthedr ama as well as its Facebook page and YouTube channel.

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