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Can dizziness and sweating be symptoms of heart attack in women?

Nearly 40 percent of women suffering a heart attack say they feel dizzy or light-headed. Another 40 percent also break out in a cold sweat. It's easy to write off both as symptoms of menopause, but sudden dizziness can also be a symptom of stroke, so check with your doctor to be safe.

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