How to Spot a Heart Attack (And When To Call 911!)
June 21, 2016•14 min
Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain. It is important to recognize the signs of a heart attack and to act immediately by calling 911. A person's chance of surviving a heart attack increases if emergency treatment is administered as soon as possible.James Nossett, MD, is here to discuss the symptoms of a heart attack and why it is so important to get help as soon as possible.