How can you tell if you are having a heart attack or a panicattack?

Go to ER. About 90 percent of patient who go to the er for chest pain r having a panic attack. But it is very important to r/o cardiac causes first.

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How to tell if I am having a heart attack?

Classic symptoms. You will recognize it only if you have the classic symptoms of chest heaviness like an elephant on chest, cold sweats, shortness of breath, radiating pain to jaw or left arm. There are so many variations from severe symptoms to none and only the classic ones are easy to recognize, fortunately is more common. Read more...

Can you tell me how I could avoid having a heart attack?

Heart attack. First, talk to your doctor to see if you have the risk factors involved with a possible heart attack. Go over your diet and exercise as well. Talk with your doctor about the stresses in your life, and consider addressing your diet, exercise and stress, along with any other medical things your doctor may discover. Read more...

Can you tell me if I could possibly be having a heart attack?

Symptoms.... Symptoms of a heart attack include chest pain or pressure (like something sitting on your chest) that can radiate into the jaw or down the left arm, shortness of breath, nausea and, sometimes vomiting, sweating, etc. The symptoms can occur at rest or with exercise. If you experience any of these symptoms, go to the er and get evaluated immediately. Read more...
Heart attack. If you think you might be having a heart attack, get off the internet and call 911! Not all heart attacks follow the textbook symptoms. Read more...

Would I be able to tell if I was having a heart attack vs anxiety?

Can be the same. Many times, an anxiety attack can feel like a heart attack: chest pain/pressure, difficulty breathing, a "sense of doom." if you get these symptoms, you should definitely seek medical attention. Read more...

Could my blood pressure and heart rate tell if I was having a heart attack or could it be normal even if I was having one?

Not reliable. Blood pressure and heart rate are variable during a heart attack and not reliable predictors of a heart attack. Rather chest pain usually on the left side should be evaluated right away. Read more...
Not always. Some people can experience mild heart attacks with little or no effect on their heart rate or blood pressure and also at times no pain especially if they have conditions like diabetes as well.Really need ECG and blood studies to confirm heart attack. Talk to cardiologist if really concerned. Read more...

How can I tell the difference between having a heart attack or an anxiety attack? I have been having pain in chest and back...just to name a few

See your PCP. Anxiety can often present like a heart attack and many people end up in the ER because they don't know. It can be very frightening, but the only way to know for sure is to be checked by a doctor. If your heart is fine, you may want to consider the level of stress in your life or if anything in particular is worrying you, large or small. Talking to a professional can help you figure this out. Read more...

Is there a way to tell forsure if your having a heart attack at home other then goin to hospital I worry about it so much. I have bad anxiety im 27 m?

Acute Anxiety. Your Life is Precious! Believe in WONDER of 3 Billion muscle cells in your Heart working together to pump Blood with Oxygen to all parts of body and brain since you were born, and continue to do until now. Even your worry thoughts and feelings need Oxygen which is being sent by your Miraculous Heart! Trust in healing Powers of your Body! See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Medication and Relaxation. Read more...