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5 Heart Attack Symptoms Men Should Not Ignore

Heart Attack Symptoms

It is important to talk to your doctor any time you think you might be experiencing mild to severe symptoms of a health condition. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, causing 1 in 4 deaths. What is a heart attack? A heart attack is when the blood supply to a section of the heart muscle is blocked. Deprived of blood for too long, that tissue will die.

Be aware and know the five main symptoms of a heart attack in men:

  1. Pain, pressure, or discomfort in your chest
  2. Jaw, neck, stomach, or back pain or discomfort
  3. Nausea, vomiting, light-headedness, or breaking out in a cold sweat
  4. Pain or discomfort in either arm or shoulder
  5. Shortness of breath

Read the full article on the 5 heart attack symptoms men should not ignore from Baptist Health.

 

Published on February 11, 2021

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