Rosie O'Donnell Urges Women to Look Out for These Common Heart Attack Signs

The comedian suffered a heart attack at age 50 in August 2012.

Rosie O'Donnell is helping her social media followers stay vigilant about their health by bringing awareness to some common signs of a heart attack that women typically experience.

The 60-year-old comedian—who is a heart attack survivor herself—shared a video to TikTok earlier this week to remind women of the heart attack signs to look out for, with the help of a very useful acronym.

"OK, here's the signs for a heart attack ladies," O'Donnell starts out in the clip, while providing the acronym "HEPPP" to describe five common symptoms of a heart attack in women.

First, is "Hot. Hotter than you've ever been," and next is "Exhausted. So tired you can't even walk," O'Donnell explained.

She then named the first "P" as "Pain," specifically in your neck, lower back, arms, jaw, shoulders and "not necessarily" your chest, but "it could be," she said, adding that the pain sensations can really be "anywhere."

The next warning sign she provided is "Pale. You get very pale. I was white as a ghost everyone said." The TV personality previously suffered a heart attack in Aug. 2012 at 50 years old. She later called it a "miracle" that she survived the terrifying incident.

The last sign to be aware of: "Puke. You threw up," O'Donnell continued, explaining that it's a "different kind of throw up than you've ever had. It's like watery milk. I don't know how to explain it. But it was just like—I don't even know where it came from."

She then repeated the signs, "Hot, Exhausted, Pain, Pale, Puke—those are the signs for women for a heart attack."

"Please remember that," she added, while doing a little demonstration of the rap she made up to remember what the acronym stands for.

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O'Donnell revealed she had a heart attack 11 years ago after helping an "enormous woman" get out of her car. Later the same day, she felt an intense ache in her chest and both of her arms as her symptoms began to progress.

"I went about my day/the pain persisted," she wrote in a piece for her blog at the time, adding, "I became nauseous/my skin was clammy/I was very very hot/I threw up."

She then explained that she searched her symptoms online, but didn't call 911. Instead, she took some Bayer aspirin, a product she learned about from a TV commercial.

"Thank god/saved by a tv commercial/literally," she wrote.

O'Donnell then provided some statistics about heart attacks, revealing that "50% of women having heart attacks never call 911" and "200,000 women die of heart attacks every year in the US."

"Know the symptoms ladies," she concluded. "Listen to the voice inside/the one we all so easily ignore/CALL 911/save urself."