Home > Heart Disease > Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Jan 23, 2010 by Evonderlohe, Views: 3769 Symptoms of heart disease in women: Dr. Van Der Lohe of the Indiana University school of medicine. The typical symptoms for men and women are chest pain, radiating to the jaw or neck, a suffocating feeling, that is relieved with nitroglycerine pills under the tongue. This is typical angina. Women may also have atypical symptoms such as extreme fatigue, indigestion, and shortness of breath.