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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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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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The most common symptom of a heart attack in men is pain and discomfort in the chest, although not all men experience this, according to WebMD. A study from 2008 suggests that chest symptoms are more severe for men than ... More »

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Five common heart attack symptoms in men include chest pain; chest discomfort; chest pressure; discomfort in the arms, neck, jaw or back; and abdominal discomfort that feels like heartburn, states WebMD. Approximately 10... More »

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