Women & Heart Disease
Summary: Cynthia Brown gives firsthand experience as a woman with heart disease.Heart disease is the number-one killer of women. How can you deal with a heart disease diagnosis? Patient advocate Cynthia Brown didn’t have much information or guidance when she received her diagnosis after a heart attack years ago. Through self education, Cynthia learned about heart disease and how to advocate for herself. She now educates patients. Heart attack symptoms include: Difficulty breathing Extreme fatigue Radiating chest pain that can be felt in the back Left arm numbness Nausea Jaw pain Neck and shoulder pain Learn to speak up for yourself and advocate for your own health. Find a doctor who will listen to you. Listen as Cynthia joins host Lisa Davis to share her experiences as a woman with heart disease and how to advocate for your health.