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Get your heart checked for American Heart Month

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Posted: Feb 18, 2014 4:52 PM by Zach Correa
Updated: Feb 18, 2014 4:52 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: dr. garland green, american heart month, women's heart health, heart, health, symptoms

BATON ROUGE - Febraury is American Heart Month, and doctors are taking this opportunity to warn people about heart disease.

Dr. Garland Green was on the set of News 2 at 4 today, talking about heart issues amongst women.

Dr. Green said that some common symptoms are tightness in the chest and shortness of breath, but that many people with heart disease experience a wide variety of symptoms.

According to Dr. Green, women sometimes experience pain in their joints and other areas as symptoms of heart disease.

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