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Why women need to watch out for heart disease

Women can be harder to diagnose and may downplay symptoms, making them more likely to delay much-needed medical treatment

ST ILLUSTRATION: CEL GULAPA

Madam Huang, 60, looked nervous when she first came to see me for chest tightness.

"It seems worse lately," she said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 04, 2019, with the headline 'Why women need to watch out for heart disease'. Subscribe