Heart attacks are increasingly common in women. There are some key warning symptoms you should know about to look out for. Consult a doctor straightaway if you have any concerns.
Cold Sweats, Neck And Stomach Pains
Women who have been affected by a heart attack have a number of common symptoms. Many report having experienced severe pain in the neck, jaw and left arm prior to the heart attack. Bloating or intense burning sensations in the stomach are also reported. Finally, cold sweats are also reported.
Severe Fatigue, Shortness Of Breath And Pressure In The Chest
The heart attack can also be preceded by intense fatigue and a need to sleep longer. Shortness of breath can also be a warning sign of a future heart attack. If you experience breathlessness you should see your doctor straightaway. Pain in the chest can be another symptom. If you experience pressure in the chest which does not go away after a few minutes, be sure to consult your doctor.