Women vs. Men Heart Attack Symptoms

An episode of House Calls: Real Docs, Real Talk

The signs of a heart attack are different for women. As with men, women’s most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort. But women may experience other symptoms that are typically less associated with heart attack, such as shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, and back or jaw pain. Women are also more likely to ignore their symptoms. Dr. Eduardo Sanchez shares what you should know about heart attacks in men and women.

Know the warning signs of a heart attack or stroke and call 911 immediately.