What are heart attack symptoms 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.
Variable. Symptoms vary from person to person men and women. Classic symptoms include pressure or squeezing pain which moves to arm, neck, and/or jaw. Shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, sweating, and/or flush face often accompany. Some have just sob or sharp pain. Some gas pain. Dizziness or just fatigue. Some have no symptoms at all. If you have risks then follow up with a doctor is most important.

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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...

Symptoms of heart attack in women?

MI women. Good question! wished i could say there was a precise and definite symptom...There isn't. Symptoms of mi in women tend to be nonspecific and range from shortness of breath, dizziness, fatigue, upset stomach , neck pain, to overall malaise. When in doubt... Please see a doctor as soon as possible. You got one chance... Only one! Read more...
Same as in men. Same as in men, but maybe more subtle ... Chest pain, possible arm or neck pain, nausea, sweating, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, fatigue, restlessness, anxiety, etc. Read more...

What are the symptoms of a heart attack in women?

Variable. Sudden onset of symptoms of shortness of breath or chest pain need immediate evaluation. Read more...
Be Careful. Symptoms include chest pain of different types, the pain can radiate to the neck, or the back or the arms, bad indigestion can also be a sign, heart palpitation, associated sweating or feeling of doom, associated anxiety, feeling very weak and short of breath. There are other symptoms. If you are having chest pain and worried, call 911 now before it is too late. Read more...

What are the symptoms of a heart attack for a woman?

Too ambiguous. This answer could take up a whole text book. Females have a varied and sometimes minimal experience with heart attacks. This site works better if you ask about your own symptoms or concerns. Read more...
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...

Can you please tell me the heart attack symptoms for a woman?

Classically. Angina pectoris =substernal pressure, pain with radiation to the neck or left or right arm and shoulder. Some will have abdominal pain-and be confused with gallbladder or stomach symptoms. Ladies seem to have less classic// or tolerate pain better than men. Relief with Nitroglycerin is very suggestive. A feeling of impending doom, pallor, sweating suggest a bad day! Read more...

Are the symptoms of heart attack different in men versus women?

Yes. Women often present with atypical symptoms such as fatigue, r weakness, nausea, and not the classic symptoms of chest pain / tightness or shortness of breath. Arm pain etc. It is important to seek medical attention for these type of symptoms. Read more...
Sometimes. Some women have symptoms that are more subtle or are somewhat different than those in men ... Read more...

In what ways can heart attack symptoms differ between men and 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...