Heart failure is the most common reason for older people to be admitted to the hospital. By tracking the body’s natural warning signs for heart failure, doctors and their patients may be able to prevent this dangerous condition.
Depression is common among people who had heart attacks. Those who are depressed seem to be sicker and have more physical symptoms such as chest pain.
Most women who have heart attacks don’t recognize the warning signs. Yale School of Public Health researchers looked at 24 women, ages 55 and younger, who had heart attacks and were admitted to a Connecticut hospital.