While many symptoms of a heart attack are the same, men may experience different warning signs than women. Basic symptoms of heart attack include chest tightness or pressure and/or pain in the chest, neck, jaw, arms or back.
If you are at risk for heart disease and have any of these symptoms, seek medical attention or call 9-1-1 immediately.
When you're having a heart attack, every second counts. The longer the heart blockage remains untreated, the more heart muscle can die. Drugs that break down blockages must be administered in the first hours after a heart attack to be successful and minimize lasting damage.General Heart Attack Warning Signs ›