Symptoms of Heart Disease in Men

Chest  pain or discomfort in the center of the chest (angina)

  • Heaviness
  • Tightness
  • Pressure
  • Aching
  • Burning
  • Fullness or squeezing that lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back (often mistaken for heartburn or indigestion)

Pain or discomfort in other areas of the upper body

  • Arms
  • Left Shoulder
  • Back
  • Neck
  • Jaw
  • Stomach

Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath when your heart can’t pump enough blood to meet your body’s needs

  • Sweating or “cold sweat”
  • Fullness, indigestion or choking feeling (like heartburn)
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • >Lightheadedness
  • Dizziness
  • Extreme weakness
  • Anxiety
  • Rapid or irregular heart beats
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