Heart attacks strike quite differently when comparing the sexes. While men typically suffer suffocating chest pain, women suffer far more subtle symptoms that are often ignored until it’s too late.
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Here are 15 heart attack red flags for women…
1. Breathing Difficulties
Shortness of breath is a common and very frightening precursor to a heart attack if you’re a woman. It may come on suddenly and without warning (i.e., not following physical activity) for no apparent reason. Imagine gasping for air like you’ve just run up a few flights of stairs when you’re sitting stationary.