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4 Signs Of Imminent Heart Attack

There is no one on the planet who looks forward to a heart attack. Heart attacks are painful; and have a 90% chance of ending the life of its victim the very first time it strikes. Just like every other disease/ infection, heart attack also comes with a few symptoms which you must not ignore no matter what. Just so you know, heart attack is not limited to only old people. Anyone at any age can get a heart attack. It is better to be safe than sorry. Take note of these symptoms which I shall mention below.

Pressure/Tightness In Chest

This sensation in usually associated with lots of pressure and chest pain. This is also accompanied with a feeling of tightness around the chest region. Once you experience something like this, do not take it lightly because it might be your body's way of telling you your heart is in some form of danger.

Heartburn or abdominal pain.

The heart controls a good number of functions in your body. However, when these activities get disrupted, you're bound to experience a few symptoms like nausea; indigestion; heartburn or abdominal pain. These may indicate your heart is probably not in the place where it should be at.

Shortness of breath

This is usually associated with a reduced lung capacity. Victims usually find it hard to breathe; and may experience lack of coordination afterwards too. Whatever the case my be, ensure there is a glass of drinking water around. Water has helped revive people from the deadliest of scenarios.

Lightheadedness or sudden dizziness

This is also the same as lack of coordination. Heart attack victims usually start to walk or move in awkward manners. They also find it hard to properly move some part of their body. Such person also experiences general body fatigue; and prolonged muscle weakness. Ensure you see a doctor for proper diagnosis.

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