Do You Know the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack?
If you or someone you love experiences these heart attack warning signs, don't wait! Call 9-1-1:
- Chest discomfort including squeezing, fullness, or pain.
- Upper body discomfort in one or both arms, neck, back, jaw, or stomach
- Shortness of breath (with or without chest discomfort)
- Other signs such as nausea, feeling light-headed, or breaking out in a cold sweat
While the most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort, women are somewhat more likely than men to experinece some of the other symptoms such as shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, and back or jaw pain.
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