Doctors from the Methodist Hospital in Houston asking women to pay attention to your health during the holidays. This they report on Newswise portal.
On the shoulders of women during the holidays falls almost all the preparations for the feast and celebration that is becoming a serious stress factor. Additional adverse events in this period can trigger a heart attack or stress cardiomyopathy in which the heart muscle begins to decline is much worse. Most often it affects women 50-75 years old.
A heart attack can happen without such typical symptoms such as chest pain and shortness of breath. Symptoms may be similar to indigestion, flu or muscle tension.
Also in the list of possible symptoms include nausea, vomiting, excessive sweating, dizziness, feeling of contraction in the throat, irregular or rapid heartbeat. Doctors call for suspected heart attack seek help immediately and make a cardiogram.