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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According to the American Heart Association, heart attack warning symptoms for women include shortness of breath, pressure in the lower chest, extreme fatigue and back pressure. In certain cases, women do not experience ... More »

Pain or pressure in the chest is the most common symptom of a heart attack in a woman, but discomfort in the back, neck, jaw or shoulder is also typical, states Mayo Clinic. Sweating, nausea, dizziness, extreme fatigue a... More »

Age alone can be a risk factor for a heart attack because the condition is more likely to affect men who are 45 years of age or older and women 55 years of age or older, according to Mayo Clinic. Additional risk factors ... More »

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Common signs of a heart attack in women include pressure or pain in the midsection of the chest, numbness and discomfort in one or both arms, jaw, neck, back and between the shoulders, stomach ache and the need to vomit,... More »

In men, the symptoms of a heart attack include chest discomfort, which is identified as a pain or pressure in the chest that lasts for a few minutes and returns, according to the American Heart Association. Symptoms can ... More »

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The symptoms of a heart attack last longer than 5 minutes and, in men, include: chest pain or discomfort, as well as pain or discomfort in the left shoulder, arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach, explains Cleveland Clinic. O... More »