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Heart Attack

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Each year, over a million people in the U.S. suffer from a heart attack. About half of them die. Many people have permanent heart damage or die because they don't get help immediately. It's important to know the symptoms of a heart attack and call 9-1-1 if someone is having them. Those symptoms include: Chest discomfort (pressure, squeezing, or pain), shortness of breath, discomfort in the upper body (arms, shoulder, neck, back), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, lightheadedness and sweating. These symptoms can sometimes be different in women.

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Lisa Nelson RD #2:  For women the signs of a heart attack are more subtle. What should women watch for?  If everyone responded to every arm/jaw/chest/indigestion/feeling "not quite right" symptom, they'd never leave the ER!   Dr. Shelby-Lane: The female heart often is misdiagnosed.   True or false: Every year, more women…

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro, answered i am getting a pain on the left side of… Hi Jade,   Here is a link to information on the signs/symptoms of…

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro, answered Heart pumping rate Hi Care, Here are two posts that may be useful to review: Normal Heart Rate Ejection Fraction All…

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro, answered I am experiencing a slight pain in the… Hi Midge,   Here is a post you may want to review: What are the…

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro, answered do heart attack symptoms come and go? Hi SSN,   Symptoms of a heart attack vary from individual to individual,…

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