What Are the Signs of a Heart Attack for Women Over 50?

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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 and difficulty breathing are additional signs of heart attacks in women.

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