Heart Attacks in Women

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Heart Health: Symptoms of Heart Disease and Heart Attack

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For more information on heart disease, please call womenshealth.gov at 1-800-994-9662 or contact the following organizations:

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Phone Number(s): (301) 592-8573
Internet Address:
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm

National Cholesterol Education Program
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Internet Address:
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/ncep

National High Blood Pressure Education Program
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Internet Address:
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/nhbpep/index.htm

Act In Time to Heart Attack Signs Campaign
National Heart Attack Alert Program
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Phone Number(s): (301) 592-8573
Internet Address:
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/actintime

The Heart Truth
National Awareness Campaign for Women about Heart Disease
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Internet Address:
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/hearttruth/index.htm

American Heart Association
Phone Number(s): (800) 242-8721
Internet Address:
www.americanheart.org

WomenHeart
Phone Number(s): (202) 728-7199
Internet Address:
www.womenheart.org

Medically reviewed by Patrice Desvigne-Nickens, M.D. Program Director Heart Failure & Arrhythmias Branch Division of Cardiovascular Diseases National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and Robert J. Bryg, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease

SOURCE: womenshealth.gov. Heart Disease.
<http://www.womenshealth.gov/faq/heart-disease.cfm>

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