Heart Attack/ Heart Disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. Knowing the warning signs and symptoms of heart attack, and calling 911 immediately, can save your life or the life of your loved ones. Though not commonly known, the signs include more than just chest pains.
Doctors stress that to save life, it is crucial that emergency treatment begin within one hour of the first early signs that you may be experiencing a heart attack. Therefore, it can save lives to know the warning signs, and call 911 immediately if you or someone you know experiences these signs.
View this educational video produced by the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, with the American Heart Association, the National Council on Aging, and the American Red Cross, to learn more »
For more information, visit the website Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, of the National Institutes of Health.
See also our resource pages on Heart Diseases & Stroke.
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