The cause of arm pain during a heart attack is pain traveling from the heart and chest, which spreads to the arms and other parts of the body, explains WebMD. Pain in the arms and other areas does not always occur when a... More »

The symptoms of heart attacks are different in women than they are for men, according to WebMD. Women tend to experience less obvious symptoms and don't typically feel severe chest tightening or pain running down the rig... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

Simultaneous pain felt in the arm and chest is most often a sign of a heart attack. Symptoms usually last over 30 minutes, but emergency help should be contacted immediately, says WebMD. More » Health Pain & Symptoms

The most frequent cause for a heart attack is obstructed blood flow into the heart muscle, also called myocardial infarction, which leads to a squeezing pain in the chest, often extending to the left arm and sometimes to... More »

Some common symptoms of a heart attack include shortness of breath, chest discomfort or pain in other parts of the body, dizziness, abnormal sweating, nausea, vomiting, coughing or wheezing, excessive feeling of anxiety ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

Ten signs of a heart attack are tightness, pain or achiness in the chest or arms that sometimes extends to the neck, jaw or back, nausea, indigestion, heartburn, abdominal pain, shortness of breath, cold sweats, tirednes... More »

The most characteristic symptom of a heart attack, according to the American Heart Association, is a severe, crushing pain in the chest that may radiate outward to the shoulders, arms and neck. Heart attacks can also cau... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health