Heart Health: The Facts of Woman’s Heart Attack

Did you know that the symptoms of a woman’s heart disease are different and atypical than a man’s?  For example, chest pain may not be a described symptom for women experiencing a heart attack.  Examples of most common symptoms experienced by women include:

  • Pain, heaviness, discomfort, or pressure in the chest/abdominal area – Pain that extends to the jaw, neck, shoulder, inner arm, and upper back.
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Unusual, extreme fatigue
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness

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