4 Signs of a Heart Attack

by Carole Masterson

If you experience any of these symptoms, call 911 immediately.

1. 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.

2. Pain in arm or upper body

Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.

3. Shortness of breath

4. May include lightheadedness or nausea