What are the first signs for heart attack or stroke?

Heart attack/ Stroke. Heart attack: heaviness upon the anterior chest making pt sweat and pale radiating towards the left arm and or neck or jaw very intense for more that 30 minutes. Stroke: sudden incapacity of talking or significant difficulty to move one arm or one leg or half of the body, paralysis of one arm, leg or face. Many other signs could happen.
AMI-chest pain. Myocardial infarct may show up as precordial chest pain wwhich may radiate to neck jaw or arms, or may be pain in neck arms or jaw without chest pain, it can also show up as just shortness of breath9more in women then men, it may alo show up as arrhythmias some of which may be fatal. Some mis are silent.

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Aren't these the signs of a heart attack or stroke?

Chest and brain. Heart attack is damage to heart stroke is damage to brain some heart attack patients may be from emboli, or have low cardiac output and also damage brain with hypoxia both have some common risk! Smoking obesity high blood pressure diabetes hyperlipemia prevention is best acute care is an emergency. Call 911, take an Aspirin and go to er.

What are the signs of a stroke or light heart attack?

Very different. A stroke usually will cause slurred speech or a weakness in an arm or leg. A heart attack usually causes chest pain & shortness of breath.

What are the signs when you get a heart attack and stroke?

Heart attack. Heart attack: pain chest, arm, jaw, back. Fatigue, shortness of breath. Stroke: paralysis, numbness, facial droop. Altered speech etc.
Chest and brain. Heart attack is damage to heart stroke is damage to brain some heart attack patients may be from emboli, or have low cardiac output and also damage brain with hypoxia both have some common risk! Smoking obesity high blood pressure diabetes hyperlipemia prevention is best acute care is an emergency. Call 911, take an Aspirin and go to er.
Sxs. Heart attack sx can include: chest pain or tightness, shortness of breath, increased sweating pain or numbness radiating down the arm (more often left than right) and nausea. There could be pain in the upper back, head, jaw or teeth. One fourth of people have heart attacks without chest pain. Stroke symptoms can include a severe and sudden headache. There can also be nausea & vomiting.

Can you please discuss the of the warning signs of stroke or heart attack?

Chest and brain. Heart attack is damage to heart stroke is damage to brain some heart attack patients may be from emboli, or have low cardiac output and also damage brain with hypoxia both have some common risk! Smoking obesity high blood pressure diabetes hyperlipemia prevention is best acute care is an emergency. Call 911, take an Aspirin and go to er.

Lately my left arm elbow been twitching I thibk its a vain I am 32 male 57 145 pounds this a sign of a heart attack or a stroke coming soon?

Twitching. Twitching alone within an extremity is not a reasonable indication of a heart attack or stroke. While it is possible to have either at 33 your age makes this less likely without a family history of this and especially without any other symptoms. If the twitching persists discuss it with your doctor. Generally twitching is not a concern but in rare cases it could be something more serious like MS.
Not a heart symptom. What you describe is not a symptom of a heart attack or stroke, but sounds like an irritable nerve or muscle. Veins Don't twitch. Have your physician examine you and refer you to an appropriate specialist if he/she deems it advisable.

What the difference between my anxiety symptoms and angina? The left side of my body goes numb after eating. I've been examined in the ER and the doctors said I have no signs of heart attack, stroke, or cancer. I didn't notice I was depressed. Could I be

When it happens. Angina means heart pain which is much much more likely to occur in older people and during physical exertion while panic attacks are often random, or due to some specific trigger such as supermarket/closed space likely elevator etc...During a panic attack, the symptoms are quite like angina. Being 24 and had work-up without cardiac involvement, panic is likely. Consult doc for treatment. Good luck.

What causes a massive heart attack or stroke?

Heart attack. Blockage of coronary artery causes heart attack, and blockage of carotid artery causes stroke. There are many other possible causes.
Atherosclerosis. Depends on one's personal risks smoking, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipemia, diabetes, family history. Simply, one blocks the feeding artery to part of the heart muscle and low flow, or no flow causes ischemia which cause death of the heart cells, which is a heart attack! Myocardial infarction is the medical term. Ekg and lab tests show the damage.
PlaqueRupture ; Clot. Atherosclerosis, typical onset -age 7, yet asymptomatic for decades (arteries thicken ; enlarge; not narrow), ; eventual plaque rupture triggering blood clot in artery opening which both sheds downstream ; becomes large enough to narrow ; close artery opening (both blocking blood flow) causes both the damage ; residual narrowings.