Women don’t always feel the symptoms of a heart attack in the same way as men. Oftentimes they may dismiss some of the symptoms as something else and not receive the treatment they need in a timely fashion. Women need to notice these silent symptoms and be able to react appropriately to keep themselves ready to react.
Chest Pain. While this is the most common symptoms for men and women, it’s typically felt differently by each gender. Unlike men who feel tightness on the left side of the body, women instead tend to feel pain throughout the entire chest. Many women have been described as it feeling like a vice slowing tightening on their chest.