Chest pain or symptoms of heart attack are often considered as disease or illness of men. But heart attack and coronary artery disease have become common in women as well. Many women also get the characteristic symptoms of heart attack like:
But most women do not have the classical symptoms of heart attack. According to a study 43% of the women did not have "acute chest pain... a 'characteristic symptom in men.’ But according to the author many doctors still look mainly for chest pain and disregard other symptoms that women tend to develop. Hence many times doctors may miss heart attacks in women.
[Read: Symptoms of Heart Attack]
Some experts say that besides the doctors women should also recognize that they may not have chest tightness as a symptom of a heart attack.
The symptoms that women may have include:
[Read: Heart Attack Symptoms in Women]
Other symptoms that women can have include:
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