Sometimes the signs of a heart attack or stroke are obvious.
Sometimes they aren't. Here are lists of the "classic" and
not-so-classic signs of each. If you If you notice one or more of
the signs below in yourself or someone else, or you're really
worried that you or someone you are with is having a heart
attack, call 911 or your local emergency number right away.
Better safe than sorry. (Click
here for a formatted version you can stick on your
refrigerator or by the telephone.)
Pain, squeezing, fullness, burning, tightness, or
uncomfortable pressure in the center of the chest
Pain, numbness, pinching, prickling, or other uncomfortable
sensations in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw, or
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