Home > Heart Disease > Womens Heart Attack Symptoms Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Dec 11, 2009 by SGubin, Views: 3571 Womens heart attack symptoms. Dr. Steven Gubin, a cardiologist, discusses the symptoms a women may get with heart problems or a heart attack. While men usually have chest pain or pressure, like an elephant sitting on their chest, women may not. Women may have shortness of breath, nausea, sweating or diaphoresis, arm or jaw pain, or just general tiredness or fatigue. These symptoms that may be a heart problem, such as angina,or even a heart attack.