Unlike in men, chest pain, pressure, or discomfort is not always serious or even the most prominent symptom of a heart attack in women. That’s why women need to understand their unique symptoms while working to reduce their risk of heart disease, Mayo Clinic researchers revealed. Sweating, nausea, dizziness and unusual fatigue may not seem like typical symptoms of a heart attack, but they are common in women and may occur more frequently while resting or sleeping, according to the study. When women experience symptoms of a heart attack, those signs are often misinterpreted. Women’s symptoms are often vague: shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, and back or jaw pain. Other women experience dizziness, lightheadedness, lower chest or upper abdominal pain, and extreme fatigue.
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