Symptoms of Heart Attack

It is usually considered that heart attacks begin with the severe chest pain which is often shown in movies and TV. But modern science reveals that one-third of the patients who had heart attacks does not have any chest pain. These patients are likely to be diabetic, female or older. A heart attack strikes someone for about 43 seconds when the blood that brings oxygen to the heart muscle is severely reduced or cut off completely.
Symptoms of a heart attack vary from one person to another that one person. In most of the cases, some people have the few symptoms and they are surprised to learn that they’ve had a heart attack. Most common symptoms of heart attack are as follows:
Heart attacks start with the discomfort and the mild pain. But the symptoms may become more intense or remain mild or sudden.            Symptoms of Heart Attack
People who are diabetic have very mild symptoms or rather they have no symptoms.
Chest pain or discomfort is the two most common type of symptoms in both men and women.
Women may also suffer from the symptoms like nausea, vomiting, pain in the back, jaw and shoulders.
Shortness of breath, it may occur along with the chest pain or discomfort. It usually occurs during some physical activity or even when taking rest.
Discomfort in the center or left side of the chest. It gives a feeling of squeezing and pressure on the chest.
Angina which is the severe heart pain which is considered as the symptom of heart attack, it is found in the people who have the coronary heart disease. This pain usually lasts for few minutes and vanishes with the rest.
Other common signs and symptoms
Dizziness and cold sweating
Nausea and vomiting
Feeling of lightheaded
Lightheaded or wheezing
Coughing and anxiety