• Lynne Meeks Lynne Meeks
    January 02, 2009
    What causes numbness and chest pressure?
    Lynne Meeks Lynne Meeks
    January 02, 2009

    My husband has had several occurrances where he feels a numbness in his shoulders, arms and a squeezing pressure in his chest area.  Is this a warning sign of a possible heart attack?  He says when he feels this that it is hard to lift his arms from his side, like they are "dead weight." It subsides in 30 seconds to a minute.  I would appreciate any help.

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