Signs & Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Dial 9-1-1 Fast

Signs & Symptoms of a Stroke


 Of Course, You Can't Tell For Sure

 Whether it's  a Cold or the Flu

 Until You Get a Medical Test


If these signs are present

CALL 9-1-1

Heart attack and stroke are life-and-death emergencies — every second counts.

If you see or have any of the listed symptoms, immediately call 9-1-1.

Not all these signs occur in every heart attack or stroke.


Beyond B.E.F.A.S.T.

Other Symptoms You Should Know


* Sudden numbness or weakness of the leg

* Sudden confusion or trouble 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

* CHEST DISCOMFORT
Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain. 
* DISCOMFORT IN OTHER AREAS OF THE UPPER BODY
* SHORTNESS OF BREATH
* OTHER SIGNS: may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadednes

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