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Health Tip: Signs of Heart Attack in Women

Last Updated: October 22, 2012.

(HealthDay News) -- Every 90 seconds, a woman in the United States has a heart attack, according to the womenshealth.gov website. Sadly, many women don't recognize these typical symptoms:

  • Having chest pain or discomfort.
  • Feeling a strange sense of upper-body discomfort.
  • Feeling short of breath.
  • Suddenly breaking out in a cold sweat.
  • Having an unusual sense of fatigue.
  • Feeling light-headed or sudden dizziness.
  • Feeling nauseated.