7 Hidden Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

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7 Surprising Symptoms
You know the classic Hollywood image of a heart attack: A man clutches his chest and falls to the ground. But a heart attack typically looks far subtler in a woman, with a constellation of symptoms that develop over hours, days, or weeks -- including fatigue, heartburn, indigestion, sudden dizziness, and troubled sleep . It's tempting to write off these signs as "nothing, really," but the more of them you have, the more likely it is that you're suffering a heart attack. If you suspect you're having a heart attack, call 911 immediately. Think you know your heart disease risk? Take this test and find out.

Heart attacks aren't just for guys. But the symptoms are likely to be much subtler in women than in men. Feeling tired? Short of breath? Anxious? These can all be signs of something serious.

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