Women's Heart Health
Einstein Institute for Heart and Vascular Health offers top specialists in women's heart health who provide outstanding personal care designed for you.
KNOW THE RISKS AND SEEK IMMEDIATE TREATMENT.
Heart disease affects more women than men. And while often the symptoms in women are more subtle, the effect is no less severe, especially during a heart attack. Knowledge is your best defense. Be aware of the risks and seek treatment immediately, if you find you're experiencing them.
SYMPTOMS OF A HEART ATTACK IN WOMEN INCLUDE
- mild to heavy chest pain
- neck, shoulder, back, jaw or abdominal discomfort
- heart palpitations or pain, also known as angina
- nausea or vomiting
- shortness of breath
- unusual fatigue
EINSTEIN TREATS LEADING HEART CONDITIONS AFFECTING WOMEN, LIKE
- arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation
- coronary artery disease
- heart attack
- heart failure, also called congestive heart failure
- heart valve diseases
- rheumatic heart disease
- thoracic arortic aneurysm
AND CARDIAC CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY, SUCH AS
- raised estrogen levels
- mitral valve prolapse
- atrial septal defect