Daily Record from Morristown, New Jersey on October 16, 1994 · Page 132
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LI 0 Daily Record, Morris County, N.J. Sunday, October 16, 1994 Special advertising section Women In Business A woman's heart is different, needs special medical care Anne Smith was 50 years old when she experienced her heart attack only she didn't learn it was a heart attack right away. "I just hadn't been feeling well. Even with just a little effort, I'd suddenly be out of breath. Sometimes I felt so nauseous, I couldn't eat. I went to the emergency room and they thought it was my stomach. I insisted on a second opinion and that's when a cardiologist told me I was indeed having a heart attack." Anne may not have been diagnosed as having a heart attack right away because the signs of cardiovascular disease are often different in women than in men. While men usually experience sharp pains in the chest, women experience vague chest pressure, usually in the epigastric area (below the sternum). Their pain tends to come and go and is often accompanied by nausea. Women with heart disease also tend to experience severe shortness of breath when mildly exerted. According to medical experts, from the advisory board of "The Difference in a Woman's Heart" cam paign, which is a national effort sponsored by DuPont Radiopharmaceuticals to educate physicians and women about female heart disease, women may not recognize their risk factors age, hormone status, family history of heart disease, smoking, obesity, cholesterol levels and physical inactivity and need to take more active roles in discussing them with their doctors. Cardiovascular disease, well known as the leading killer of men, is actually the number one killer of women as well, claiming the lives of nearJy 500,000 every year, reports the American Heart Association (AHA). According to a recent Gallup poll, many women believe that breast cancer is their most serious health threat but in fact, about twice as many women die from heart disease than from breast, lung, ovarian and uterine cancers combined. Research has proven that women with coronary artery disease, which causes heart attacks, are less likely to be properly diagnosed than men and are also less likely to be treated aggressively. A study conducted by Dr. Douglas Miller and his col- leagues at St. Louis University Medical School shows that women with suspected coronary artery disease undergo fewer additional diagnostic 1 studies than men after an initial non-' invasive stress test that shows ! abnormalities. ? According to Miller, there are simple, painless, non-invasive tests available to detect heart disease that may be better suited to a woman's anatomy and physiology. One of these is cardiac imaging ' which allows three-dimensional , images of blood flow and the pump-. ing action of the heart. "By using a newer imaging agent such as Tech- netium-99m sestamibi," Miller said, "we are able to overcome the problem of shadows caused by breast tissue which can interfere with images of the heart. The clearer picture resulting from this method of , testing may give more accurate results than previously available , from routine treadmill and echocardiogram tests." For a free patient brochure about "The Difference in a Woman's; Heart," call (800) 866-0400. It Monica Stettner-Corsi Melania Menzani Founders Moni-Mel, Inc. 41 Copeland Rd. Denville, NJ 201-989-4010 Our cleaning business was begun of necessity with unimaginable odds against success. That was eleven years ago when we had only been in the US a few years with no business experience here. We just knew we could apply our talents to create the best cleaning possible. Diligently, we kept to our strict codes of cleaning and today we are on the heels of our closest competitors, part of a national chain. We expect to be the best and the largest northern NJ residential and commercial cleaning company in the coming year. MAUREEN C. BUTLER SALES REPRESENTATIVE RENTAL SPECIALIST SPECIALIZING IN ALL YOUR RENTAL NEEDS " HOPATCONG OFFICE Woirhort 101 UNDlNG R0AD 1 V CI O I I CI Ij LANDING, N.J. 07850 Rpaltnri 0FR: (201) 770-3366 IIWHIIVIQ EVEg . (2Q1 ) 7294034 FAX: (201) 770-1788 quality service , custom ink colors cafitgrapfty service style and class for all occasions (201)625-3656 Q&ua'r H.'. -si" L J 1 --tntrrrTrm-- -1111 Lisa Chiarolanzio Sales Representative Adams Associates, Realtors 15 Park Avenue Madison, NJ 07940 201-377-2800 I reside in Harding Township with my husband of 14 years, a Madison businessman, and our 3 children. I had been involved in the buying and sellina of real estate for years before obtaining my Heal Estate license two years ago. I entered real estate to dispel the public's opinion of Realtors. I discovered an office with three brokers of fte utmost integrity where the highest standards of excellence are set and maintained. ADAMS ASSOCIATES, REALTORS, is the result of a merger between CENTURY 21 of Chatham, CENTURY 21 of Madison and ERA of Madison. 1 am proud to be part of an organization with so strong a foundation. Elizabeth Lutz President Reilly Public Relations 20 Merest Ave. Budd Lake, NJ 07828 Northwest Morris Business & Professional Women's Club cordially invites all working women (either full-or part-time) to join the Club at its monthly dinner meetings. Second Thursday of every month. Social: 6:30PM Dinner 7:00PM Reservations a must: by the Monday preceding the meeting! Call (201) 584-1520. Future topics will include: temporary help, disability insurance, health-care updates, wardrobing, taking your daughter to work and much more! A HOUSE SALES BY PAT "Estate Sales Conducted" 59 Frederick Plae Morristown, NJ 07960 PAT MOLINARY Phone (201) 539-3003 FAX (20.1) 267-1567 Designing Women Kathy MongioviOwner 55 Parsippany Road Whippany, N.J. 07981 (201)428-0428 Designing Women is a full service salon for women, men and children. The atmosphere is very pleasant. Everyone feels welcome because of their friendly staff. Specializing in manicures, pedicures, hair coloring and perms. An appointment is recommended, but not always necessary. Owner Kathy Mongiovi not only works in Hanover Township, but she fives there as well with her husband, Anthony, and their three children. Kathy manages not only her own business, but manages to balance her very active home life as well. Visit Kathy at Designing Women in Hanover Township. Gift Certificates are available for everything from "head to toe." MOERISTOe BEAUTY SUPPLIES PROFESSIONAL IIAIR, SKIN AND NAIL PRODUCTS WIGS AND ACCESSORIES OPEN SIX (6) DAYS A WEEK 21 Market St Morristown, NJ. 07960 (201) 538-6688 (Relocating to 42 Abbett Ave. Around 1 1894) VANESSA R. MONTGOMERY

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