What are the signs for a heart attack in a woman?

Similar. Anterior crushing pressure with arm extension- radiation. Angina= neck pain or "feeling" impending doom! anxiety shortness of breath diaphoresis ='sweaty clammy nothing- ladies dismiss any symptoms.
Various. Typical presentation of heart attack is chest pain, pressure in the chest, jaw pain, back or arm pain. Patients may have symptoms of heartburn. But this varies from patient to patient. A time presentation of shortness of breath especially in patients with diabetes is symptom of heart attack. Some patient may have G.I. Symptomatology such as nausea.

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What are the main signs of a heart attack in a woman im 47 years old and I have been having some pain in the left side of my neck and upperback

I . I will list some of the symptoms of a mycocardial infarction (heart attack). Chest pain, tightness, squeezing or fullness is the most common presentation. However the pain can also present in the upper back, the upper middle abdomen, jaw, head, teeth or in the arms (left more than right). One could have nausea, vomiting or it could feel like indigestion or heartburn. Feeling short of breath, sweating and just feeling out of sorts can also occur. About a fourth of people have no significant symptoms during a heart attack. You asked specifically about symptoms in women. The following statistics are from a national institute of health study. 43% of women had no chest pain. 58% were short of breath; 55% had marked weakness; 43% experienced fatigue, with cold sweats in 39% & dizziness in 39%. According to the study preceding their heart attacks women experienced the following symptoms: unusual fatigue - 70%; sleep disturbance - 48%; shortness of breath - 42%; indigestion - 39% and anxiety - 35%. I hope this helps. Take care. Read more...

What are the signs when you get a heart attack in a woman in her 40's?

Heart attack . Chest pain, chest pressure, arm pain, shoulder, epigastric or upper back pain. Also shortness of breath, or flu like symptoms. Or just not feeling well. Read more...
Variable. Symptoms: chest and neck and left arm pain can all occur elephant sitting on your chest shortness of breath fatigue anxiety fear some are asymptomatic signs: cold clammy low pulse rate, or fast irregular sudden death, . Read more...

What are the signs and heart attack symptoms for women?

Usually the same. Heart attacks (mi) usually cause the same symptoms in both men and women: chest pain or pressure that can go to arm or jaw, sweating, nausea, shortness of breath. However, an mi can have very few symptoms as well, and be "painless", more common in diabetics. Some people only feel like they have the "flu". Mis in women especially in 40s/50s are often missed because they are not considered. Be seen! Read more...
It could be varied. But can include chest pain, or radiation of pain to the jaw, neck, or arm, shortness of breath, or exertional shortness of breath, or sweats. Sometimes, people have atypical symptoms, such as discomfort in the abdomen. You might have nausea. Sometimes, it can be fatigue but this is pretty atypical. Keep in mind your risk factors. If you have them, be proactive and be tested... Good luck. Read more...

Could you tell me what are signs of heart attack for women?

Similar. Anterior crushing pressure with arm extension- radiation. Angina= neck pain or "feeling" impending doom! anxiety shortness of breath diaphoresis ='sweaty clammy nothing- ladies dismiss any symptoms. Read more...
Same as anyone. Chest pressure as if someone or an elephant is sitting on the chest. Discomfort my go to jaw or shoulder or left arm (mainly but not specifically), sweating, dyspnea, maybe dizziness, nausea, vomiting. Unfortunatley some don't have much symptom until severe or same as indigestion. Read more...

Could you tell me what are signs of a heart attack in women?

Similar. Anterior crushing pressure with arm extension- radiation. Angina= neck pain or "feeling" impending doom! anxiety shortness of breath diaphoresis ='sweaty clammy nothing- ladies dismiss any symptoms. Read more...
Heart attack. Pain in chest, jaw, back, shoulder, or arm, or dizzy spells. Also shortness of breath, fatigue, or just not feeling right. And then there may be no symptoms at all. Read more...

What are the signs and symptoms before having a heart attack for a female?

Same. The signs and symptoms are the same, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, arrhythmias, and such. The issue has been that for reasons not clearly understood, women presenting with the same symptoms as men are less likely to have been believed. Fortunately, that situation appears to have improved. Read more...

What would be the signs of a heart attack in a 48 year old female that smokes 2 packs a day and has 5 beers a day for 4 days and two twelve 2 days?

Chest pain. Can vary from mild to crushing chest pain, shortness if breath, neck jaw pain, abdominal pain, or cold sweats. Read more...
Agree with previous. Women also sometimes have atypical symptoms which may include nausea, sweating, nausea, dizziness, shortness of breath without chest pain. Consider smoking cessation, and drinking only in moderation (1 drink/day). See your doctor. Read more...