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11 Signs You Are About To Have a Heart Attack

Heart disease is either the number 1 or number 2 killer of Americans. Heart attacks present themselves differently in each person and even between the sexes.

However, there are enough common symptoms that if you experience one or two of these symptoms suddenly, you may want to either call 911 or visit the ER.


Risks include age (over 65), sex (male), family history, race (African descent), smoking, obesity and diet, lack of exercise, high cholesterol, alcohol consumption, and stress.

You don’t have to have risk factors to have a heart attack, so be aware of symptoms!

11. Chest Pain
Both men and women tend to experience chest pain. In general, chest pain may be pain or may feel like pressure, squeezing, or fullness.

The pain often comes and goes and will last a few minutes. It may occur over several days. People describe the pain differently. Men describe it as an elephant sitting on you; women as a squeezing or feeling of fullness.


Chest pain occurs when your heart is not getting enough…

4 Ways To Distinguish A Heart Attack From An Anxiety Attack

At present, panic or anxiety attacks are more frequent, and their symptoms may be associated with those of a heart attack. Pressure in the chest, excessive sweating, instability, nausea, dizziness, shortness of breath.

4 Ways To Distinguish A Heart Attack From An Anxiety Attack

However, although these symptoms of these two attacks are similar, there are some differences between one and the other. It is very important that you learn to distinguish when it is an anxiety attack or a heart attack, since both have different risks.

You will then know the symptoms of a heart attack.


SYMPTOMS OF A HEART ATTACK

We will tell you clearly and accurately the symptoms of a heart attack:

-From the experiences of people who have suffered from a heart attack, we know that there is a very strong chest tightness.

-This tightness usually begins in the center of the chest, and extends to the left arm and back.

-This pain is so strong that it can hurt or affect the teeth, jaw and neck.

-It is also important to know that pain may vary.

-This condition can last up to almost 5 minutes and does not affect breathing.

-You may feel a tingling or tingling sensation in your left arm.

-Cold and sticky sweating

-You may have nausea and vomiting.

-And you may experience a very deep fear because it is caused by the strong pain in the chest.

In general, you may experience restless breathing, when people are about to suffer from a heart attack.

But the same heart attack must be considered to generate an anxiety attack earlier.

In case you have these symptoms of a heart attack more than 5 minutes, “immediately call an ambulance”

SYMPTOMS OF AN ANXIETY ATTACK

We will tell you the symptoms of an anxiety attack, which is much more frequent than a heart attack.

-It is normal for an anxiety attack to end after about 10 minutes.

-The pain that is located in the chest is manifested in waves that come and go.

-The stabbing sensation and oppression in the anxiety attacks, can manifest in the two arms left, right and also in the chest and the legs.

-Usually these attacks are accompanied by irrational fears, for example: fear of drowning or going crazy.

In case you do not have well identified the symptoms of a heart attack or anxiety attacks, I recommend that immediately in case any of the symptoms that we describe in this article begin to manifest, go immediately to your doctor .

And we put into practice what the saying says, “Better safe than sorry”