At 3 Am I Had Really Bad Heartburn And My Right Arm And Fingers Were Numb. Is This A Sign Of A Heart

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Asked by mary titus

At 3 Am I Had Really Bad Heartburn And My Right Arm And Fingers Were Numb. Is This A Sign Of A Heart

Last night I awoke at 3am with heartburn, and my right arm and fingers were numb.

I am a 58 yr old woman, in otherwise good health, I am not obese and weight 140 pounds.

Answer

Hi Mary,

You may be interested in reading the following two posts discussing signs and symptoms of a heart attack specific to women.

What are the Symptoms of Heart Attack in Women?
The Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack and Stroke - Re-Visited

All the best,
Lisa Nelson RD
Be Heart Healthy and Lose Weight

Answered by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN