SCAD Heart Attacks

SCAD Heart Attacks

August 6, 2019 0 By Bertrand Dibbert


ABOUT HEART DISEASE. JOINING US IS DR. ELIZABETH VON DER LOW FROM IU HEALTH TO TALK ABOUT A HEART ISSUE THAT ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY HAPPENS IN YOUNG WOMEN. -WHAT’S A SCAD HEART ATTACK? HOW DOES IT HAPPEN (SLOWLY OR SPONTANEOUSLY)? -WHAT PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN ARE AFFECTED BY SCAD HEART ATTACKS? -WHY IS IT MORE DIFFICULT TO DETECT/OFTEN MISDIAGNOSED? -WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS? -ANY FACTORS THAT MAKE SOMEONE MORE LIKELY TO HAVE SCAD ATTACK? -WAYS TO PREVENT? TREATMENT?