She's in her 40s and had none of the risk factors normally associated with heart disease. Tammy Ruskamp didn't smoke, didn't have high blood pressure or high cholesterol but after suffering from weeks of heartburn - she did have a heart attack.
In this month's Health Check report, Serese Cole looks into the number-one cause of death for women: heart disease.
Fremont Cardiovascular Specialist, Dr. Michael Dehning, explains the unique symptoms women often miss and reveals some of the ways women can begin to reduce their risk of heart disease and potentially save their life.
A report every woman should see, this Wednesday at 5:00 on the Channel Six News.