Heart attacks occur when a waxy substance called plaque build up inside the coronary arteries that supply oxygen-rich blood to
Heart attacks occur when a waxy substance called plaque build up inside the coronary arteries that supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart. Coronary artery disease (CAD) is known to be the main cause of heart attack. Here are signs and symptoms to watch out for.
Dr Ritwick Raj Bhuyan, Director - Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute says it is important to recognise the signs of a heart attack, which can vary from person to person. "Sometimes, a person may have a heart attack without realizing it and not seek the emergency medical care they need. That could lead to lasting heart damage," says Dr Bhuyan. He further tells us early signs and symptoms of a heart attack.(Pixabay)
Pressure, tightness, pain, or a squeezing or aching sensation in your chest or arms that may spread to your neck, jaw or back.(Pixabay)
While these do not look like traditional symptoms but even nausea, indigestion, heartburn, or abdominal pain can be signs of heart attack.(Shutterstock)