Although the Holidays are filled with good times and cheer with family and friends, for many it can be a very stressful season.
Make sure everyone in your household can recognize the early warning signs of a heart attack
- Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes or goes away and comes back again.
- Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
- Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort.
- Other signs such as breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea, or lightheadedness.
Not all of these signs occur in every heart attack.
If you notice one or more of them do not wait, CALL 9-1-1 and get medical help right away!!.
For more information about your health visit www.heart.org