Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Young Women

…Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Young Women * Chest (middle, left, or right side) discomfort, pain or pressure * Back discomfort * Pain or tingling of the jaw, elbow or arm (more often the left arm) * Throat tightness * Shortness of breath * Indigestion, or a feeling that if you could “burp” * Nausea or…

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Don’t Let Shoveling Snow Cause You To Have a Heart Attack

…important to listen to your body. If you feel ill or develop shortness of breath, chest discomfort, lightheadedness (or dizziness), heart palpitations, jaw pain, arm pain/numbness, leg cramps, or tightness in the lungs—stop shoveling. If the symptoms persist after 3–5 minutes of rest, seek medical attention…

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Should You Get Screened for an Aneurysm?

…started CPR. But symptoms of a thoracic aortic aneurysm can include coughing and hoarseness, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, and pain in the jaw, neck, chest, or back. If my dad had those symptoms before I’d entered the house, I’ll never know. No one could have saved him that day. His undiagnosed…

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