My husband is concerned about the tingling in his left arm and jaw that has lasted for several days. He's particularly concerned because his father died at age 43 of a heart attack 37 years ago, and his older brother had a quadruple bypass a few years ago at age 44. Is tingling in the left arm and jaw a sign of a heart attack?
I would definitely ask him to see his physician right away to determine the cause of the pain. Heart attacks and strokes are associated with these symptoms. The family history is a little troubling, so it would be good for him to have his physician keep tabs on his heart health regardless.
Here are some links that might be helpful:
Symptoms of a Heart Attack or Stroke
7 Strange Heart Attack Symptoms
Testing for Heart Disease
Best of luck,
Monica M. Skidmore, MS, RD, LDN