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Know the symptoms, heart attack vs stroke

Know the symptoms, heart attack vs stroke

Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2012 11:25 am

Heart attack
• Pain, pressure or discomfort in the chest
• Pain, tingling or discomfort in other parts of the upper body, including the arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach
• Shortness of breath
• Nausea, vomiting, burping, or heartburn
• Sweating or cold, clammy skin
• A racing or uneven heartbeat
• Feeling dizzy or light-headed
• Sudden severe headache with no clear cause
• Sudden weakness
• Paralysis or numbness in the face, arms, or legs, especially on one side of the body
• Confusion; trouble speaking or understanding speech
• Trouble seeing out of one or both eyes
• Breathing difficulty
• Dizziness, trouble walking, loss of balance or coordination, unexplained falls
• Loss of consciousness

WCP 1.31.12


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