» Discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.
» Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
» Shortness of breath.
» Breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness.
Stroke indicators you should be aware of are:
» Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body.
» Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding.
» Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes.
» Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination.
» Sudden, severe headache with no known cause.
With Life Alert, all you need to do is push the button and help will be on its way. For more heart healthy information you can visit the American Heart Association at www.Americanheart.org