In the case of suspected heart attack in women call fast call an ambulance for your Partner – when your heart problems, but they are hesitant.

this is The conclusion of Polish researchers, who presented two studies at the Congress of the European society of cardiology (ESC) in Malaga, Spain. Women would make progress, despite complaints often obligations in the household and family. “We hear again and again that these responsibilities prevent women from to call promptly for an ambulance,” said Mariusz Gasior from the Polish registry of Acute coronary syndromes (PL-ACS), according to an ESC-communication.

Therefore, were treated in younger women, attacks are rare at the recommended period of time than men. This led back to the cardiologist, among other things, to a lack of awareness about heart disease in women. The results, based on the PL-ACS, were presented with a view of the world women’s day, the calls under the Motto “Balance for Better” to promote gender equality in the world.

In the analysis of the Polish medical values of 7582 patients were included with a particularly severe Form of heart attack, in which a main artery that supplies the heart with blood is blocked. By a rapid restoration of blood flow, more heart can be rescued muscle and, consequently, the risk of death are reduced.

“women are less often treated within the recommended time, because they take longer to call an ambulance if they have symptoms,” said Gasior. Research coordinator, Marek Gierlotka adds that women are more prone to atypical symptoms, which can lead to the fact that the medical care is delayed.

pain in the chest and in the left Arm are considered to be best-known symptoms of a heart attack. In women, shoulder-, or belly pain but also back,. This went on for more than 15 minutes, should be called an ambulance, it said.

contributed, However, the studies according to the medical staff to delays. “ECG findings for younger women were less frequently sent to the heart attack centre, which is recommended to accelerate the treatment,” said Gasior.