Signs of a Heart Attack: What You Need to Watch For! by Donna John

Signs of a Heart Attack: What You Need to Watch For!

American Heart Month used to be a reminder to wear red – until my husband had a heart attack. Now, it’s a time I want to help educate people on heart attacks and heart health. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), some heart attacks are sudden and intense, and some come on slowly with mild discomfort. Here are the signs to look for!

  • chest discomfort (squeezing, fullness or pain)
  • discomfort in other areas of the body (arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach)
  • shortness of breath
  • other signs may include sweating, nausea or lightheadedness

Always call 911!

The information on is for informational and entertainment purposes only, and should not be considered medical advice. The information provided through this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, and is not a substitute for professional care. Always consult your personal health care provider.

Dr. Shayna Mancuso
So important! Thank you for this!! Heart disease also causes 1 in 3 deaths per year in women

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