Dr Oz: Shortness of Breath is #1 Heart Attack Warning Sign for Women
Dr. Oz has done nearly 800 shows and he says the ones you want to see the most are those that provide ways to spot the signs of the diseases you fear most. One of the biggest is Ovarian Cancer and while some call it a silent killer, Dr. Oz says it actually whispers warning signs if you know what to listen for.
Dr Oz: Ovarian Cancer Symptoms
Dr. Oz says if you listen close enough and pay attention to the symptoms of certain diseases, it could literally save your life, even the case of Ovarian Cancer. One viewer shared how she watched a show Dr. Oz did where he revealed the warning signs of Ovarian Cancer and she realized she had every one of them, but when she went to her doctor they thought she was crazy. She says it was several weeks later when she had a pelvic ultrasound that a tumor was found on one of her ovaries and today as she sits on Dr. Oz’s stage she is happy to report that she is cancer-free.
Dr Oz: Ovarian Cancer Warning Signs
Dr. Oz says if we pay attention and listen closely to our bodies we can recognize the warning signs of cancer because we know our own bodies better than anyone else. Here are the Ovarian Cancer warning signs you should never ignore:
- Bloating or increased abdominal size
- Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly
- Pain in belly or pelvic area
Dr. Oz says if you catch these subtle symptoms early you have a much greater chance of surviving Ovarian Cancer.
Dr Oz: Heart Attack Warning Signs in Women
The number one killer of women is heart disease, but Dr. Oz says if you know the signs you can save your life. One Dr. Oz viewer shared how seeing the show when Rosie O’Donnell talked about her heart attack literally saved her own life when she experienced similar symptoms and decided to call 9-1-1. She says she is no longer a workaholic, she exercises 6 days a week and has lost 25 pounds.
Here are the symptoms of a heart attack:
- Chest, arm or jaw pain
- Nausea and indigestion
- Unusual fatigue
- Dizziness and lightheadedness
- Shortness of Breath – Dr. Oz says this is the most important warning sign.