What are the earliest symptoms of heart attack?

Can be varied. The "typical" symptoms of a heart attack are like an 'elephant sitting on my chest.' however symptoms can be varied and be a tightness, fullness, burning or achiness in the chest, neck, jaw, shoulder or arm. Sometimes there will be a sense of nausea and sweatiness. Others will have a marked sense of shortness of breath. If you have these symptoms call your doctor or 911 immediately.
None. Most of the acute myocardial infarctions occur suddenly without prior noticeable symptoms.

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What are early symptoms of heart attack?

Other symptoms. Nausea, back pain, pain down the left arm as well as chest pain all point to heart attack symptoms. In many patients, especially diabetics and women, heart attacks can have little to no symptoms. Get checked now please in the er! Read more...
Classically. Angina pectoris =substernal pressure, pain with radiation to the neck or left or right arm and shoulder. Some will have abdominal pain-and be confused with gallbladder or stomach symptoms. Ladies seem to have less classic// or tolerate pain better than men. Relief with Nitroglycerin is very suggestive. A feeling of impending doom, pallor, sweating suggest a bad day! Read more...

Could you tell me what's the chance of early death if I have heart attack symptoms at the age of 18?

Symptoms. Symptoms don't always imply the same thing. If you are worried about yours you need to discuss with your doctor who knows your problems and if you have any. Read more...
Low. Be checked. The symptoms are unlikely to be cardiac, but need to be certain of status. Read more...

Can you please describe the early signs and symptoms of having a heart attack?

MI. 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. Read more...
Variable. Symptoms: chest and neck and left arm pain can all occur elephant sitting on your chest shortness of breath fatigue anxiety fear some are asymptomatic signs: cold clammy low pulse rate, or fast irregular sudden death, . Read more...

Symptoms of heart attack in women?

MI women. Good question! wished i could say there was a precise and definite symptom...There isn't. Symptoms of mi in women tend to be nonspecific and range from shortness of breath, dizziness, fatigue, upset stomach , neck pain, to overall malaise. When in doubt... Please see a doctor as soon as possible. You got one chance... Only one! Read more...
Same as in men. Same as in men, but maybe more subtle ... Chest pain, possible arm or neck pain, nausea, sweating, lightheadedness, shortness of breath, fatigue, restlessness, anxiety, etc. Read more...

What can be initial symptoms of heart attack?

Variable. Symptoms: chest and neck and left arm pain can all occur elephant sitting on your chest shortness of breath fatigue anxiety fear some are asymptomatic signs: cold clammy low pulse rate, or fast irregular sudden death, . Read more...
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