Any chest discomfort or pain that lasts for more than a few minutes requires immediate medical attention. Less common heart attack symptoms…
- Pain or discomfort in the back, between the shoulder blades, in the neck, the jaw, the left shoulder and/or one or both arms.
- Shortness of breath.
- Cold sweats.
- Nausea and/or vomiting.
- A feeling of indigestion.
- Sudden fatigue or weakness.
- Dizziness, light-headedness or fainting.
- Sense of impending doom (especially in women).
If you experience any of the above symptoms for more than five minutes—and think you may be having a heart attack—immediately call 911.
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