During the 5-year period, about half of the people undergoing diagnosis passed away due to a heart attack. Thus different signs of heart attack should not be ignored because these symptoms may worsen and eventually, may lead to death. If you feel any of these signs mentioned below, immediately find doctors and get medical treatment for proper prescriptions and advice.
Nausea and Vomiting
When someone vomits, this could be a result of acidity, severe headache, or low blood pressure. Nausea and vomiting occur when some of the heart muscles die due to lack of oxygenated blood and these muscles will emit biochemicals that may have scattered around the internal organs of the body. In this case, the biochemicals may bring conflict on the internal organs such as stomach or intestines, thus, the individual’s defense mechanism would be to vomit.
Chest Pain and Discomfort
A chest pain is a common symptom that we encountered for a person who suffers a sudden heart attack. An individual will feel tightness around the area of the chest due to the blockage in the artery walls. If you’re wondering how it feels to have a chest pain and discomfort, some people say, as if an elephant is sitting on your chest. On the other and, some people would describe it as something that’s burning in the chest. Usually, the painful feeling will last around 5 minutes or more.
Belching or Heartburn
Some people thought that heartburn is also associated with cardiovascular disease. Well, it may or may not depending on the degree of pain. When a person experienced hyperacidity or has an ulcer, the typical sensation would be heartburn. It happens when the acid will thrust upward causing a sudden discomfort around the chest area. However, a severe and long sensation of the pain might not be an acidity symptom anymore but rather a sign of myocardial infarction. In addition, the heartburn is associated with nausea and vomiting symptoms.
Dizziness or Light-headed Feeling
Usually, an individual who feels dizzy or light-headed might experience low blood pressure, migraine, or poor eyesight problems. However, you should not assume with these common causes because dizziness may also root to myocardial infarction. A spinning-felt like surrounding, out-of-balance movement and discomfort are the typical signs of the dizziness. In a heart attack, a person will feel shortness of breath, unsteady movement, or chest pain accompanied by the feeling of dizziness.
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