Heart Attack Symptoms and Signs in Women
Women experience classic angina symptoms such as chest pain or pressure but more commonly, women experience:
- Chest tightness squeezing burning sense of discomfort
- While the pain often is described as coming from behind the chest bone, women are more likely than men to experience discomfort in the arms, neck, jaw, throat or back.
- Women often have a hard time determining where the pain is exactly coming from.
- The pain may be accompanied by nausea or indigestion sweating lightheadedness fatigue