Men are more likely to experience the classic signs
, like chest pain, shortness of breath and radiating pain in the neck and arms. Women
are more likely to experience severe fatigue, indigestion and cold sweats.
Despite the differences, the response should be the same: Immediately call 911, then chew an aspirin, said Dr. Noel Bairey Merz, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles.