If you are with someone who is experiencing these symptoms and cannot reach 911, drive them to the hospital immediately. If you are experiencing the symptoms yourself, have someone else drive you.
Signs of a Heart Attack
- Chest Pain, usually radiating toward the left shoulder and arm. The arm may be tingling or numb.
- Nausea, vomiting
- Cold sweats, shortness of breath and lightheadedness
- Feeling of indigestion
- Dizziness, weakness, and fainting
- Abdominal pain
Signs of a Stroke
Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body
Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes
Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
Sudden, severe headache with no known cause