Knowing the signs of a heart attack could save your life.

With February being the month of love, we want you to take care of your heart. Knowing the signs of a heart attack may save your life, as well as the life of a loved one.

While chest pain is the most common, there is a variety of symptoms that can indicate a heart attack.  If you experience any of these and believe you are having a heart attack, call 911 or have someone call for you.

Pain Chest discomfort (uncomfortable chest pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain, burning or heaviness) Sweating Sweating
Discomfort in neck, jaw,shoulder, arms, back Discomfort in other areas of the upper body (neck, jaw, shoulder, arms, back) Nausea Nausea
Shortness of breath Shortness of breath Light headedness Light-headedness

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