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Silent heart attacks typically have few symptoms, and often none at all, but some victims later remember mistaking the incident for nausea, indigestion, muscle pain or the flu, according to Mayo Clinic. Diagnostic tests,... More »

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According to Mayo Clinic, women often have different symptoms than men when experiencing a heart attack. Women are more likely than men to experience pain originating from somewhere other than the chest. Some of those pl... More »

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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 »

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