Signs of a Stroke or Heart Attack

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October 14, 2015

Signs of a Stroke or Heart Attack

Signs of a stroke:

  Facial Droop
  Arm weakness
  Speech difficulties
  Time to call 9-1-1

Visit these sites for more information:

Stroke.org

StrokeAssociation.org

 

 

Signs of a heart attack:

Chest discomfort. Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.

  1. Discomfort in other areas of the upper body. Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
  2. Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort.

Other signs may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.

Visit this site for more information:

Heart.org

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