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Robert: Men and women have heart attacks in different ways with different symptoms.
Marianne: Yes, 15-20% of women never get the classic chest pain and the sense of the elephant on the chest that men describe so vividly. They actually experience their heart attack as indigestion- pain in the upper gastro, radiating sometimes to the back and sometimes not. They're profoundly short of breath, they sweat, and they have a compelling feeling that something horrible is happening to them. If you don't know that, you could miss the diagnosis.
Robert: Men have some of these symptoms as well, don't they?
Marianne: Yes, but not as frequently in men. Men pretty much have their...
Robert: The iron claw
Marianne: Yeah. Right, exactly.