Despite what you may believe, heart attacks rarely happen “out of the blue.”
In fact, your body may be trying to warn you of an impending heart attack for days, weeks, perhaps even a month or two before it occurs. Unfortunately, by the time you actually recognize you’re suffering a heart attack, it could be too late to prevent death or debilitating heart damage.
So-called silent heart attacks, with signs and symptoms that are mild or seem unrelated to the heart.
Statistics show a clear link between a delay in heart attack treatment and death or disability. That’s why it’s essential to know exactly what your heart is trying to tell you with warning signs .
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