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Could you be having a heart attack and not even know it ?

Could you be having a heart attack and not even know it? if you feel slight pain or discomfort in your chest area
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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There are "silent" heart attacks. Extremely elderly people, people with diabetes and women are more likely to have them. The crushing chest pain with associated shortness of breath, numbness in the left arm are "classic" symptoms, but not absolute. Conversely, symptoms of heart attack are also associated with non-lethal illnesses too, such as have already been mentioned.
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