Heart Attack? Act Fast

Heart Attack? Act Fast

If you or someone you know is having a heart attack, acting quickly can mean the difference between life and death. A heart attack might not Heart-Attacklook like it does on TV. Symptoms include chest pain or pressure, sweating, shortness of breath, nausea, and feeling lightheaded. There can even be pain in the back, neck, belly, or arms. Or instead of calling it “pain,” some people describe the feeling as “strange,” “squeezing,” or “heaviness.”

If you think you or someone else might be having a heart attack, call 911. Heart attacks are scary, but many are preventable. Learn more about how to reduce your risk of a heart attack and what to do if you have one.

Are you at risk for a heart attack? Have you or a loved one recently experienced a heart attack? Contact the Specialists at ICA Cardiology today by calling (713) 790-9125. Our specialists are highly trained and provide expert cardiology care to patients throughout Houston and Sugar Land, Texas.