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What does it feel like to have a heart attack ?

I awoke in my sleep last night to a serious pain in my left side and under my left breast. It felt like someone punched me in the ribs. It hurt to move and try to get up. Was this a heart attack ?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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That symptom alone is not a heart attack. The pain extends from the front to the back. In addition breathing becomes difficult and painful. Then there is a tightness in the upper arm and even pain radiating down to the elbow. Finally there is light headedness and weakness in the legs. That is the big one. This is experience talking.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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