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Know Heart Attack Symptoms Before They Occur 

Symptoms of a heart attack can include:

  • pressure or squeezing chest pain that lasts for more than a few minutes
  • pain that spreads from the chest to the shoulder, arm or back
  • prolonged pain the upper abdomen
  • increased bouts of chest pain
  • shortness of breath
  • sweating
  • fainting
  • nausea
  • anxiety

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Heart attack symptoms in women may differ or be less noticeable than those in men. In addition to the symptoms above, women may also experience:

  • abdominal pain or heartburn
  • clamminess
  • unusual fatigue
  • lightheadedness or dizziness