1. Chest Discomfort
This is the most common sign of heart danger, and people describe it as pinching, burning, tightness, pressure or even like an elephant sitting on their chest. Chances are, you have a blocked artery or are having an actual heart attack. If one of these feelings lasts longer than a few minutes, whether you are resting or being active, call 911. Women have been known to have heart attacks without experiencing any chest pain, and instead women will experience. . . (See #2)
2. Nausea, Indigestion, Heartburn, Or Stomach Pain
The discomfort may not present itself in the chest. It might show up as nausea, indigestion, heartburn, or a stomach pain. It might even cause you to throw up. These are the more common signs in women. Of course, there are other causes of these symptoms, so do not panic if you have indigestion or get nauseated. But be aware that these are symptoms people experience during heart attacks.