If you, or someone you know, are experiencing symptoms of a heart attack,call 9-1-1 immediately.
Knowing what happens when a
heart attack starts may save your life. Most heart attacks actually develop slowly with pain or discomfort that you may not always connect to your heart. Common symptoms of a heart attack include:
In women, symptoms may be slightly different. Most women will experience pain or discomfort in their chest but some may not. Other symptoms that a woman might experience include:
Physicians are members of the medical staff at one of Baylor Scott & White Health's subsidiary, community or affiliated medical centers and are neither employees nor agents of those medical centers, Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano or Baylor Scott & White Health.