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Women & Heart Disease: Know Your Risk Factors

Summary: What are the symptoms or signs of a heart attack in women? How do they differ from men? Who’s most at risk?
Air Date: 2/15/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Leigh Vinocur
Guest Bio: Dr. Bruce Lobitz
Dr. Bruce Lobitz is an emergency physician in Columbia, SC.  He completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and has been in community practice in South Carolina for 16 years.  Dr. Lobitz is a Fellow of ACEP and has done numerous media interviews for both radio and print news organizations, including The New York Times."
Women & Heart Disease: Know Your Risk Factors
February may be heart month, but heart disease occurs all year long, especially in women.

The Go Red for Women and other campaigns have begun to bring more awareness to women and heart disease, but there is still a big hill to climb to disseminate this information and make it more readily available.

Women possess very different signs and symptoms of heart disease than men. Learn these differences, as well as the unique risk factors.