A heart attack is a leading cause of death in the World.
Learn to recognize the warning signs and symptoms of a heart attack, so you know what to do if you see or experience them.
1. Chest pain
Even though women may experience some different heart attack symptoms than men, chest pain is still the No. 1 warning sign for both sexes.
“The main symptom for men and women is some type of chest discomfort, pain, pressure, burning. About 90 percent-plus of men and women have that, if asked.”
The pain could be sharp, dull or the sensation that an elephant is sitting on your chest.