Excess sweating – Women experience unusual excess sweating as a common symptom of heart issues. The sweating can occur without any physical activity.
Difficulty in breathing – Women may face difficulty in breathing without any heavy activity. The difficulty in breathing can be followed by pain or discomfort in the chest.
Pain in the upper body – Unusual or sudden pain in the upper body. Women may experience pain or discomfort in the neck, jaw, or back.
Other symptoms of a heart attack in women include sleep disturbances, weakness, fatigue, anxiety, and fainting.
Symptoms of a heart attack in men
Chest pain or discomfort – Discomfort or pain in the chest is one of the most common symptoms of a heart attack in men. In some cases, it might be a feeling of ‘fullness’ in the chest. The pain or discomfort may last for a few minutes, stop for a while, and start again.
Body pain – Men may experience body pain in areas including waist, stomach, shoulders, arm, neck, or jaw.
Difficulty in breathing – Men may experience difficulty in breathing that can combine with or without chest pain. Shortness of breath can be accompanied by cough and/or fatigue.