Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Understanding the symptoms and signs of a heart attack can be the difference between life and death when the time comes. The chances of surviving a heart attack depends on how soon a person gets emergency medical treatment. If you think that you or someone else is having a heart attack, call
9-1-1 immediately.
The most common symptoms of a heart attack are:
Chest pain.
Shortness of breath.
Feeling light headed or weak.
Discomfort or pain in the arms (especially the left arm), between the shoulder blades, jaw, upper abdomen, neck.

Other signs include:
Dizziness, fatigue, cold sweat, heartburn, nausea, vomiting.

Heart attacks are very dangerous, do not assume that you can wait for the pain to go away, seek medical attention right away.


  1. Thanks for great advice and useful information any tips on foods that may help reduce the risk of heart attacks? I have been told that a daily dose of aspirin could not do any harm, any thoughts


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