Heart Attack

Updated May 30th, 2024 at 23:59 IST

Warning Pains That Signal A Heart Attack

Recognising these symptoms and understanding their aczpotential implications can help ensure timely and potentially life-saving medical care.

1/5: The most common and recognizable symptom is chest pain or discomfort, which can feel like pressure, tightness, squeezing, or heaviness./ Image: Shutterstock

2/5: Discomfort or pain in one or both arms, particularly radiating from the chest to the left arm, is a common indicator./ Image: Pexels

3/5: Some individuals experience pain in the throat or lower jaw, especially during physical activity. This pain may resemble a toothache, choking sensation, or pressure in the neck./ Image: Freepik

4/5: Upper abdominal pain can sometimes signal a heart attack. This discomfort may feel like aching, tightness, or pressure and might be accompanied by vomiting./ Image: Unsplash

5/5: Approximately 10% of heart attacks occur with very mild or no pain, a condition known as silent myocardial ischemia. This is more prevalent among diabetics, elderly individuals, and those with neurop/ Image: Pexels

Published May 30th, 2024 at 23:59 IST