Signs for heart attacks in women can be less obvious than those in men

Women have dismissed the pain during a heart attack as indigestion, back pain, or nausea, so it is especially important to take note of the presence of potential heart attack symptoms. Men, on the other hand, experience pressure on the chest and have trouble breathing. Women should take note of these potential indicators, especially if they have common risk factors for heart disease which include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, uncontrolled diabetes, and being overweight. Read more about how to be proactive and avoid the emergency room here.