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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

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'. Print Edition | Subscribe