Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
156 Doctors are Online

What are most common symptoms of a heart attack?

What are most common symptoms of a heart attack?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
Answers:  1 Views:  418
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
  User's Response
When a coronary artery becomes blocked, the part of the heart muscle supplied by that coronary artery dies, this is more commonly known as a heart attack or myocardial infarction. The usual symptoms of heart attack are severe, persistent, crushing chest pain radiating to the arms, with sweating, nausea, vomiting and breathlessness. If you suspect you are having a heart attack, call an ambulance, chew an aspirin, this reduces further blood clotting and rest until the ambulance arrives. Heart attacks frequently occur without warning and without the presence of any other obvious symptoms like angina. So it’s always better to keep a check on blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels so that you can be more cautious about any heart problem during rise in levels of cholesterol, and try to control it. for more information home tests for cholesterol go to
Answered: Sat, 19 Dec 2009
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor