WARNING SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF A HEART ATTACK

A heart attack occurs when blood can’t flow to your heart. This happens as a result of a blockage in an artery in the heart. But do you know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a heart attack? Read on to learn about the signs and symptoms of a heart attack – plus what you can do.

In the event of a suspected heart attack, immediately dial 9-1-1 and chew or crush and swallow aspirin as directed by a doctor.

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THERE’S A

HEART ATTACK

IN THE U.S.

EVERY 42 SECONDS.

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HEART DISEASE

IS THE LEADING

CAUSE OF DEATH

FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN.

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ABOUT 27% OF

HEART ATTACKS

HAPPEN TO PEOPLE

WHO’VE ALREADY HAD ONE.

HEART ATTACK SURVIVOR STORIES

Aspirin regimen products for recurrent heart attack prevention

Aspirin is not appropriate for everyone, so be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen.

This tool is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended to provide a medical diagnosis, medical advice, or medical treatment. Contact your healthcare provider after using the tool to discuss your heart health or if you have any health concerns.

Estimated risk of a cardiovascular event, specifically, the risk of a heart attack (myocardial infarction or MI) or stroke in the next five years.

*In the event of a suspected heart attack. call 911 and chew or crush and swallow aspirin as directed by a doctor.