Jack and Jill Suffolk County mom Pilar Steven-Cohen, MD featured: Doctors: Heart disease can be ‘quiet killer’ in women

Dr. Pilar Stevens-Cohen of Nassau Communities Hospital said that Heidi passed out and her heart stopped beating. She was shocked three times and brought into the emergency room.
Tests showed little to no movement in her heart. Dr. Stevens-Cohen diagnosed her with heart failure. It is oftentimes known as the quiet killer if it is not caught early. Dr. Stevens-Cohen said Heidi never had chest pain or shortness of breath. She was tired and weak. Doctors say symptoms of heart disease are different in women than men.

Dr. Pilar Stevens-Cohen with her patient