• How To Identify Heart Attack Symptoms in Women‏

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    Women don't always get the same classic heart attack symptoms as men, such as crushing chest pain that radiates down one arm. Learn How To Identify Heart Attack Symptoms in Women‏.

    WARNING: symptoms of a heart attack are different in women to the commonly known symptoms suffered by men. Here are the key things to look out for.

    Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, who often chalk up the symptoms to less life-threatening conditions like acid reflux, the flu or normal aging.

    According to the American Heart Association“a heart attack strikes someone about every 34 seconds. It occurs when the blood flow that brings oxygen to the heart muscle is severely reduced or cut off completely. This happens because the arteries that supply the heart with blood can slowly narrow from a buildup of fat, cholesterol and other substances (plaque)”.

    Most people are aware of the main warning signs of a potential heart attack in men, but are unaware that symptoms may present themselves differently in women.
    Men most commonly experience an excruciating pain in their chest when struck with a heart attack. However often women experience more vague and deadly silent symptoms that can often be failed to be recognized as danger signs, which can then lead to a delay in vital treatment. We should all know the following most common signs of a heart attack in women.

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    1. STOMACH PAIN
    Sometimes people mis-diagnose the stomach pain that signals a heart attack confusing with heartburn, the flu, or even a stomach ulcer. Some women report experiencing severe abdominal pressure. Cardiologist Nieca Goldberg, MD, medical director of the Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, says that the pain “feels like an elephant sitting on your stomach”.

    2. UPPER BODY PAIN

    Unexplained pain in your upper arm(s), back, neck, or jaw should not be ignored. This type of pain is more common in women than in men. The pain can be either gradual or quite sudden, and it may come and go before becoming more intense. If you’re asleep, it could even cause you to wake you up. You should report any unusual or unexplained symptoms in any part of your body above your waist to your doctor.

    3. CHEST PAIN OR DISCOMFORT
    Chest pain is the most common heart attack symptom, but it is often experienced differently in some women than in men. It can feel like a squeezing or fullness, and the pain can be anywhere in the chest, not just on the left side.

    Of course not everyone will get all of these symptoms. If you experience chest discomfort, especially if you also have one or more of the other signs, call 911 immediately.

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