These Are the Facts
1 in 3 women Dies of heart disease approximately one woman every minute!
Only 1 in 5 American women believe that heart disease is her greatest health threat.
I Will Survive the Issues of the Heart
Phenomenal Women’s Health provides a 13-week health education and support program for women who are striving to meet health goals, find accountability and feel empowered in their lives.
Each week, PWH provides education on a different topic that promotes wellness for participants, such as realistic goal-setting, heart disease, smoking cessation, how to talk to your doctor, and breaking negative cycles.
We can end this vicious cycle of heart disease in our families.
The warning signs for women having a heart attack aren’t the same in men
Heart Attack Signs in Women according to the American Heart Association -
Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes or goes away and comes back
Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort.
Other signs such as breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.
As with men, women’s most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort. But women are somewhat more likely than men to experience some of the other common symptoms, particularly shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting and back or jaw pain.
If you have any of these signs, call 9-1-1 and get to a hospital right away.