Women experience less typical symptoms of a heart attack more often than men, including:
- Pain in the arms or jaw
Because we usually associate heart attack with a crushing pain in the middle of the chest, women experiencing these more subtle symptoms often don’t realise what’s happening – and can therefore delay seeking the urgent medical care they need.
A heart attack is a medical emergency. Don’t ignore it. Call 000 (Australia) for an ambulance to get immediate assistance.
This article is for reference purposes only – it is not designed to be, nor should it be regarded, as professional medical advice. Please consult your own medical practitioner for health advice specific to your condition.
This article is for reference purposes only – it is not designed to be, nor should it be regarded, as professional medical advice.