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Dr. Mark R. Edelstein, M.D.

Cardiologist

Dr. Mark Edelstein is a cardiologist practicing in Broomall, PA. Dr. Edelstein specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Edelstein also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
29 years Experience
Dr. Mark R. Edelstein, M.D.
  • Broomall, PA
  • University of Maryland
  • Accepting new patients

What are the symptoms of a heart attack in women?

1. Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. 2. Pain or discomfort in READ MORE
1. Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back.
2. Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
3. Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort.
4. Other signs such as breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.
5. As with men, women’s most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort. But women are somewhat more likely than men to experience some of the other common symptoms, particularly shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting and back or jaw pain.