The most common and the widely recognized sign of a heart attack is chest pain or discomfort. However, some individuals may experience other symptoms or in some cases, may actually not experience any symptoms at all. Other symptoms of a heart attack include:
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A heart attack occurs when the blood supply to the heart has slowed down or has stopped completely. It is critical that the individual suffering from a heart attack gets medical attention as soon as possible. The longer it takes for blood flow to be restored to the heart, the more damage that occurs to the heart.
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