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Health Tip: Spot the Symptoms of Heart Attack

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Health Tip: Spot the Symptoms of Heart Attack

(HealthDay News) -- Women may not initially suspect that they're having a heart attack -- especially if they don't have the obvious chest pain.

The Womenshealth.gov website mentions these common symptoms of heart attack:

  • An uncomfortable feeling or pain in the chest.

  • Strange and uncomfortable sensations throughout the upper body.

  • Shortness of breath.

  • Breaking out in a cold sweat.

  • Feeling unusually fatigued for no apparent reason.

  • Sudden feelings of dizziness or lightheadedness.

  • Feeling nauseated.