A Sudden Heart Attack Forces Life-Altering Reality Check
Her doctor called 911 when he didn't believe she would really go to the ER, and thankfully he did. Never in a million years did Susan Roberts think she would hear the words 'emergency double-bypass heart surgery.' With no health issues and no history of heart disease, she believed she was pretty healthy. After surgery and completing the Cardiac Rehab program, she now realizes she was in denial about her symptoms. She brushed off fatigue and shortness of breath as part of being a busy working mom. Women may experience other symptoms aside from chest pain, such as nausea, back or jaw pain.