Healthcare for Men and Women is not the Same
A patient mentioned a 60 Minutes episode that aired several years ago explaining this exact topic. Health care for women is completely different than for men.
The medical field has traditionally been a male dominated and has invested little in research to explain specific women's issues. Women are often dismissed and told it is psychologic or "all in her head". Drug studies tend to exclude women because, since we are different from men, our results skew the numbers.
Check out the article below from Prevention Magazine. It is helpful to know you are not alone but you need to advocate for your health!