If you have a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1
Know the Warning Signs for
Heart Attack and Stroke
Did you know that most heart attacks start slowly, with only mild pain and discomfort? Many people experiencing them don't know what's wrong and wait too long to get the help they need.
Today, heart attack and stroke victims can benefit from new technology and medications that can save lives—but to get their full benefit, quick action is required.
That's why it's so important to reduce risk factors and to know how to respond quickly and properly when warning signs occur, by calling 9-1-1.
Know the Warning Signs for Heart Attack
Heart attack signs or symptoms seen in both men and women may include*:*Sings/symptoms compiled from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.
Additional heart attack signs or symptoms common in women may include:Although chest pain is the most common symptom of a women's heart attack, women often experience vague chest discomfort frequently described as pressure, burning, tightness or an ache.
Know the Warning Signs for Stroke*
Signs or symptoms for stroke seen in both men and women may include:Additional stroke signs or symptoms common in women may include: *Sings/symptoms compiled from the National Stroke Association.