Mostly heart attack occurs when the blood flow that brings oxygen to the heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked and the heart can’t get oxygen. Lack of blood to the heart can seriously damage the heart muscle. Some people have no symptoms. This is called silent attack. The most common symptoms of a heart attack for both men and women are here:
Chest pain or discomfort:
The most common symptoms of heart attack is the chest pain. Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center or on the left side of the chest. The pain starts usually for more than a few minutes or goes away and comes back. It may feel like squeezing, pressure or pain.
Pain in other parts of the body:
Many people experience heart attacks as pain that begins in the chest and spreads to the other shoulders, arms, back, neck, teeth or jaw. Men may experience pain in their left arm during a heart attack and women may experience pain in either arm or between the shoulder. The pain may come and goes away.
Sometime pain can spread to the stomach area. This is most common in women than in man. you may feel sick to your stomach and vomit. If you feel tired or not well for no reason, it could be a sign that something is wrong. It can also be a sign of heart attack.
Shortness of Breath:
Shortness of breath are the way of your body tells you it needs rest and it can also be a sign of heart attack. It may occur before chest pain or discomfort. It can occur when you are resting or doing a little bit of physical activity.
Sweating during physical activity or in hot weather is healthy and common. But when you may suddenly break into a sweat with cold, clammy skin that is actually a common symptom of heart attack.