SOMEONE clutching their chest tends to be the stereotypical image when we think of someone having a heart attack.
But in reality it’s rarely that dramatic.
Many people don’t realize that you can have a heart attack without feeling any chest pain at all.
In fact, there are some early warning signs that can present themselves up to a month before the life-threatening event.
Most of which can easily be confused with other conditions – or simply overlooked.
It’s especially the case for women who experts say are less likely to seek medical attention and treatment quickly.
Prevention is always better than cure so it’s valuable to know what to look out for.
Here are some of the warning signs…