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Heart Attack Symptoms

Can Artificial Intelligence Identify Your Next Heart Attack?

Abhinav Sharma | Posted 04.29.2016 | Science
Abhinav Sharma

On a recent overnight shift in the emergency room, a woman who was having vague abdominal pain and chest discomfort for several days was referred to me. When her symptoms began, after searching google, she came up with a diagnosis list that included everything from influenza, to Zika, to lupus.

No, You Are Not an Hysterical Female, and This Is Not Just Anxiety

Patti Digh | Posted 01.29.2016 | Women
Patti Digh

I think there are many things you could call me. You could call me stubborn. You could call me opinionated. You could even call me anxious -- when I am anxious. Just don't let that be the benchmark for my health care, or a convenient thing to write when you can't find anything else wrong, or are so intent on not listening to me that you can't hear me.

6 Surprising Things I Learned From A Visit To The ER

Mindy Trotta | Posted 07.07.2014 | Fifty
Mindy Trotta

I have a friend whose husband says she suffers from IDS... Instant Death Syndrome. In other words, she's a hypochondriac.

Three Necessary Tests If You Think You're Having A Heart Attack, From Sharon Mulvagh, MD (VIDEO)

Posted 02.24.2014 | Home

Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharon Mulvagh, MD told us exactly what tests should be administered by a doctor to a patient who thinks they may be having a...

Heart Attack Signs In Women, From Sharon Mulvagh, MD (VIDEO)

Posted 02.24.2014 | Home

Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharon Mulvagh, MD, had some important information to share with us regarding the signs of a heart attack in women. The m...

The Signs Of A Heart Attack For Women, From Rosie O'Donnell (VIDEO)

Posted 02.10.2014 | Home

Actress and comedian Rosie O'Donnell gave us some incredibly helpful information—including an original song!—about the signs of a heart attack for...

The Mistake I Made When I Had A Heart Attack, From Rosie O'Donnell (VIDEO)

Posted 02.10.2014 | Home

After surviving a major heart attack in 2012, actress and comedian Rosie O'Donnell had some important tips to share with us about what you should and ...

Chest Pain Symptoms In Heart Attack Similar For Both Men And Women

Posted 01.26.2014 | Healthy Living

By Cari Nierenberg, LiveScience Contributor Published: 11/25/2013 04:53 PM EST on LiveScience The signs of a heart attack in women might be diff...

The Scary Self-Fulfilling Impact Stress Has On Your Health

Posted 06.27.2013 | Fifty

Do you believe stress impacts your health? Then you may be raising your risk of heart attack, according to a new study. While there have been many ...

My Heart Health Story: I Didn't Know Nausea And Sweating Are Symptoms Of A Heart Attack

Kimberly Montgomery | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Kimberly Montgomery

The fact of a heart attack became a reality when I was told by the emergency room on-call cardiologist that I couldn't wait for family to arrive to the hospital for support. "There's no time to lose." He needed to perform a heart catheterization procedure immediately.

My Heart Health Story: I Thought I'd Pulled A Muscle

Amy Nartatez Heinl | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Nartatez Heinl

Three months after recovering from my heart surgery, I ran my first 5k. My goal was to run the entire race and finish, and that I did.

My Heart Health Story: I Was Misdiagnosed and Suffering From a Rare Congenital Heart Defect

Rekisha Harris | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Rekisha Harris

My life is not "go, go, go" all the time like it was before. I rest more, eat better and take some time for myself. I think we all get used to doing too much and learn to ignore minor ailments or fatigue because that is what women are programmed to do.

My Heart Health Story: I Underwent Open-Heart Surgery At 20

Regan Judd | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Regan Judd

After a visit to the emergency room, followed by an appointment with a cardiologist, my life would soon take an unexpected turn. I was diagnosed with a rare congenital heart defect that was causing my heart valve to leak severely and enlarged my heart twice the normal size.

Unexpected Heart Health Wake-up Call

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

My mind circled back to online articles I had read in the past few years about danger signals for women and heart attacks. It now occurred to me that I was experiencing some of them now.

Go Red for Women: Minding the Dash

Gail Alexander-Wright | Posted 03.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Gail Alexander-Wright

I did live that night. I have another chance to really take in all that the dash has to offer. I now have a purpose in life.

Catherine Pearson

Was That A Heart Attack? Study Shows Symptoms, Outcomes Can Differ For Women | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living

It was a frosty March morning in Washington, D.C., but Andrea Wongsam was burning up. She opened her car windows and peeled off her clothing, but ...