Heart Attack Symptoms: Call 911
Never second-guess signs and symptoms of a heart attack. If you experience any combination of the following symptoms, call 911 right away.
Heart Attack Symptoms
If you experience these symptoms, call 911 immediately!
- Chest pain or chest heaviness
- Shortness of breath
- Upset stomach
- Sharp pains in the upper body
- Radiating pain in the arm or jaw
When you call, paramedics will do a quick examination to determine if you need to go to the hospital. If you do, they can get you to the hospital quickly, and on the way, they will begin life-saving treatment. It may turn out you don't have to go to the hospital, and that is okay, because it is much better to be safe than sorry.