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Early signs of a heart attack include chest discomfort or discomfort in other upper body areas and shortness of breath, notes the American Heart Association. Other signs include lightheadedness, nausea and breaking out i... 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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A woman with signs of a heart attach should call 911 for an ambulance immediately, instructs WebMD. While waiting for the ambulance, she should sit or lie down and chew a baby aspirin. If she stops breathing, someone sho... More »

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