As per the definition, heart attack is a sudden occurrence of coronary thrombosis, that typically resulting in the death of part of a heart muscle and sometimes fatal. Indeed it is critical class illness that takes certain health conditions to be such worst and one can even prevent such possibility by taking certain precautions. Though it is perceives as inevitable, considering its relevance with a certain age group, but the fact it needed certain health condition.
There aren’t many factors that could set a difference in male or female anatomy and most of the factors would eventually cause the effects. Yet there is some aspect a woman shouldn’t underestimate when it comes to probability to cause such complication, and following are some of the key factors that you needed to mind, prevent yourself from such probability.
Chest pain or discomfort: Though it might seem quite obvious but chest pain is the most common heart attack symptom, and some women might experience it differently than men and it is conventionally considered to be same. As per most of the case studies have indicated, mostly it feel like a squeezing or fullness, and the pain can be anywhere in the chest and not just on the left side. In simple words it is “Immensely uncomfortable” during a heart attack, and feels like a vise being tightened.
Sign of Hypertension and hyperventilation: There are also some related and obvious signs that being linked to the event of heart attack and in case if you’re having trouble breathing for no apparent reason, you could be having a heart attack, especially if you’re also having one or more other symptoms then it can feel like you have run a marathon, but you didn’t make a move, then it is time you should opt for a medical assistance ASAP. Indeed such symptoms would be similar to other health complications like high blood pressure or hyperventilation, but then such conditions are also worth seeking medical attention.
Stomach sign: Such signs are much clear yet misinterpreted as digestive alignments as heartburn, the flu, or a stomach ulcer are arise, which might make one feel they are having a heart attack. And in other times, women might experience severe abdominal pressure that feels like an elephant sitting on your stomach which cannot be managed by any over-the-counter medication on stomach ache.
Profuse sweating: this is somehow more clear sign that one might have heart attack. As a breaking out in a nervous, cold sweat is common among women who are having a heart attack and it would feel more like stress-related sweating than perspiration from exercising or spending time outside in the heat. It is essential to opt for a checkup if you don’t typically sweat like that and there is no other reason for it, such as heat or hot flashes.
Fatigue episode: this is mostly being asked by doctors to trace down sign of heart attacks, as some women who have heart attacks feel extremely tired, even if they’ve been sitting still for a while or haven’t moved much. And in such case feeling tiredness in the chest that they can’t do simple activities, like walk to the bathroom.
Overall body pain: Though it might confuse women who expect their pain to be focused on their chest and left arm, not their back or jaw, which can be gradual or sudden, and if you’re asleep, it may wake you up. In such cases it is wise to ask or tell your doctor about any not-so-typical or unexplained symptoms in any part of your body above your waist, as it can be linked to heart conditions or any other serious health conditions.
Indeed as the old saying goes, precautions are better than cure and hence it is better to opt for health checkups and keep your health monitored.