Heart Attack symptoms in women are subtle as compared to the symptoms in men. Heart disease is often thought to be more of a problem for men. However, it's the most common cause of death for both women and men in Australia.
Heart attack symptoms in women can be different to men. Did you know 40% of women won’t experience the typical crushing chest pain and are more likely to experience non-chest pain symptoms?
Symptoms of heart attack in women:
Pain in neck, chest, shoulder, jaw, abdomen and/or through to your back
Sweaty, shortness of breath
Pain in one or both arms
Racing of your heart or feeling of “fluttering”
Dizziness or Light-headedness
Indigestion, Nausea and vomiting