Heart attack symptoms in women: We’ve all seen the movie scenes where a man gasps, clutches his chest and falls to the ground. In reality, a heart attack victim could easily be a woman, and the scene may not be that dramatic. -- heart.org
Rosie O'Donnell recently blogged about how she didn't immediately recognize the signs when she was having a heart attack. The symptoms often vary, and can be different for men and women. Learn the symptoms for both men and women and improve your chances of survival. If you're experiencing symptoms, call 911. If it's a heart attack, it's an emergency.