Social media mourned the death of former Miss Teen Universe Lotte van der Zee recently, who suffered a fatal heart attack on her 20th birthday. A doctor offers advice on spotting the early signs.
Heart attack symptoms can differ for women compared to men. A woman shared her heart attack symptoms on Twitter to spread awareness of how the symptoms can ‘feel different’ for women compared to men. Taking to the social media platform on Sunday evening, US user @geewheezie detailed her experience.
Even young women are at risk for a heart attack, and women in general tend to present with atypical symptoms, such as what feels like indigestion, which are easy to overlook.