A heart attack or Myocardial Infarction occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked. It can be fatal, but treatment has improved dramatically over the years. The classic symptoms of heart attack include a severe chest pain spread to jaw, neck & back, shortness of breath & heartburn. Understanding early warning signs of heart attack is critical for prompt recognition to avoid serious complications.
This infographic from Cardiac Rhythm explains early signs & symptoms of Heart Ischemia and necessary tips for a healthy heart. Acting quickly when you suspect a sudden heart attack can help improve your chances for survival.