Heart Attack in Women

Common Warning Signs

The following are commom warning signs of a heart attack in women:

  • Uncomfortable pressure, fullness, squeezing or pain in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back 
  • Pain that spreads to the shoulder, neck, or arms 
  • Chest discomfort with light-headedness, fainting, sweating, nausea, or shortness of breath 

Less common warning signs of a heart attack in women:

  • Unusual chest, stomach, or abdominal pain
  • Shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, and dizziness
  • Unexplained anxiety, weakness, or fatigue
  • Heart palpitations, cold sweat, or paleness
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Back or jaw pain

If you are having these symptoms, it is important that you speak to your physician.

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