Heart services

Patient resources and education

Heart patient resources and education

We care about your heart and can show you how to keep it healthy. 

  • Know the signs of a heart attack 
  • Heart attack signs for women 

Know the signs of a heart attack

  • Chest pressure or tightness
  • Pain to shoulder, arm, jaw and neck
  • Difficulty breathing, heavy sweating
  • Unusual heartburn or indigestion 

*If you feel or see these signs, call 9-1-1 at once. Do not drive yourself or others to the hospital. 

Signs often felt by women

  • Chest pain that feels like an ache (some women do not feel chest pain)
  • Upper body discomfort in the arm(s), back, neck, jaw or stomach
  • Feeling tired or weak
  • Anxiety or a sense of doom
  • Nausea, vomiting, dizziness or loss of consciousness
*If you feel or see these signs, call 9-1-1 at once. Do not drive yourself or others to the hospital. 

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