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Symptoms of Heart Attacks
Did you know that heart disease is actually the number one killer of women today? It is
shocking isn’t it? Many believe that most who suffer from heart disease are men, but that is
not true. Unfortunately, a shocking number of women are diagnosed with heart disease every
Many women do not realize they are at risk. This makes them even more hesitant to think that
some sort of new symptom they are experiencing could be a sign of a heart attack. Both men
and women can experience similar symptoms during a heart attack. However, many women do not
experience much chest pressure and may have completely different symptoms.
In order to successfully treat a heart attack, you need to have early detection. Learning the
symptoms to look out for in both men and women will help you discern if your problems are a
heart attack or something else.
Heart Attack Symptoms for Men
While men and women can have the classic symptoms, we will say that these are symptoms that
men will experience during a heart attack. Knowing the warning signs of a heart attack will
help you get to the hospital in time to save your life.
Discomfort in the chest
Feeling of pressure in the center of your chest that comes and goes or remains constant (depending on the person)
May feel like squeezing sensations, pain, fullness or pressure
Upper body discomfort
Pain in the jaw, arms (both sides), neck, stomach or back
Can feel tingling in the arms, shoulder or chest
Feeling short of breath
If you act fast, you can save your life. Never feel embarrassed to go have your symptoms
checked out. It’s better to be safe than sorry, right? No one will ever chastise you for
going to get your heart checked out.
Heart Attack Symptoms in Women
In the movies, you might see someone with a heart attack grasping their chest in pain and
falling to the ground. This may not be the case with many women. In order to get to the
hospital in time, you don’t want to waste time thinking your symptoms might just be something
else that’s not serious.
These are the symptoms women have during a heart attack:
Women (more so than men) experience uncommon symptoms
Nausea with vomiting
Feeling like they have the flu
Short of breath
Pressure, fullness feeling, squeezing sensation and/or pain in the middle of your chest
This lasts more than a few minutes
It also can go away and come back or be constant
Pain in the arms or other parts of the upper body
If you have any of these symptoms or a combination of them, do not hesitate to call 911
immediately to get checked out. If you are a woman, mention to the doctor what medications
you are currently on. Some may be causing blood clots to form, such as a hormonal
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