Get a handle on heart disease

Carolyn Magner | August 13, 2011


Are you having a heart attack? Here are warning signs:

• Pain or discomfort in your jaw, neck or back.

• Feeling weak, light-headed or faint.

• Chest pain or discomfort.

• Pain or discomfort in your arms or shoulder.

• Shortness of breath when walking up an incline or one flight of steps.

If you think you or someone you know is having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately. If you are on the road, pull over and then call 9-1-1.

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