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Know the Signs of a Heart Attack

It could save your life

Too many people don't know the common warning signs of a heart attack. Knowing them could save your life.

The American Heart Association says they are:

  • an uncomfortable or full feeling or a squeezing pain in your chest that lasts for more than a few minutes or goes and comes back;
  • pain that spreads to the shoulders, neck and arms;
  • chest discomfort with lightheadedness, fainting, sweating, nausea or shortness of breath.

If you feel any of these symptoms, get to a doctor or emergency room right away, the heart association advises. Blood tests can confirm whether you've had an attack. The sooner treatment begins, the better off you'll be.

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