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Silent heart attacks typically have few symptoms, and often none at all, but some victims later remember mistaking the incident for nausea, indigestion, muscle pain or the flu, according to Mayo Clinic. Diagnostic tests,... More »

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Chest discomfort, coughing, dizziness, fatigue, irregular pulse, shortness of breath, nausea, sweating and heartburn are among the first signs of a heart attack. Pain in other parts of the body, such as arms, shoulders, ... More »

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The most characteristic symptom of a heart attack, according to the American Heart Association, is a severe, crushing pain in the chest that may radiate outward to the shoulders, arms and neck. Heart attacks can also cau... More »

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