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Acute Coronary Syndrome

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There are a few different signs and symptoms of acute coronary syndrome for men than there are for women. Chest pain is the most common symptom for both genders. Some symptoms of acute coronary syndrome that women experience include both typical and atypical symptoms such as back pain, right shoulder pain, nausea, vomiting, headaches and flushing. Men are more likely to experience typical symptoms of acute coronary syndrome such as chest pain, back pain, shortness of breath, lightheadedness and nausea (Abed, Ali, Ras, Hamdallah, Khalil & Moser, 2015). Women are more likely to delay ACS treatment than men. They often don’t have the typical symptoms of a heart attack which causes a delay in their treatment. Their atypical symptoms may occur for
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