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Johns Hopkins Medicine Suburban - Common Symptoms of a Heart Attack
New Directions Winter 2012
Common Symptoms of a Heart Attack
Date: November 1, 2012
Common Symptoms of a Heart Attack:
• Severe pressure, fullness, squeezing, pain and/or discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts for more than a few minutes
• Pain or discomfort that spreads to the shoulders, neck, arms or jaw
• Chest pain that increases in intensity
• Chest pain that is not relieved by rest or by taking nitroglycerin
• Chest pain that occurs with any/all of the following (additional) symptoms:
- Sweating, cool, clammy skin, and/or paleness
- Shortness of breath
- Nausea or vomiting
- Dizziness or fainting
- Unexplained weakness or fatigue
- Rapid or irregular pulse
Remember, call 911! Do not drive yourself to the hospital.
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