You're a woman experiencing nausea and lower abdominal pain. What sickness are you likely to have?
A. ulcerative colitis
B. stomach ulcer
C. gastric reflux
D. heart attack
If you're a woman who didn't even think heart attack was a reasonable choice, you could make fatal error.
Typically perceived as a male illness, cardiovascular disease often displays markedly different symptoms among women. While a constricted chest and pain that radiates through the left arm are standard signs of heart attack in men, in women the usual symptoms are nausea and lower abdominal pain. [underline mine]