Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Symptoms include:

  • Not feeling comfort, pressure, heaviness, or pain in the chest, arm, or below the breastbone.
  • Not feeling comfort radiating at the back, jaw, throat, or arm.
  • Fullness, indigestion, or choking feeling (similar to heartburn).
  • Sweating, nausea, vomiting, or dizziness.
  • Feeling very weak,anxiety, or shortness of breath.
  • Fast or irregular heartbeats.

During a heart attack, symptoms generally last 30 minutes or longer and are not relieved by rest or taking oral medications. Early symptoms may start as a mild discomfort that increases to severe pain.

Few people have a heart attack without having any symptoms, which is known as a  “silent” myocardial infarction (MI). It happens more often in people with diabetes then others.

If you discover you are having a heart attack, DO NOT DELAY. Call for emergency help.Fast treatment of a heart attack is very essential to lessen the amount of damage to your heart.

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