Diabetes Forecast

Signs of Heart Attack or Stroke

By Benjamin Page ,

Illustration by Ahoy There

Call 911 immediately if you notice any signs of a heart attack or stroke.

Heart Attack Symptoms:

  • A squeezing pain or pressure in the chest that lasts more than a few minutes
  • Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, neck, jaw, or stomach
  • Fatigue or nausea, especially in women
  • Sudden shortness of breath
  • Sudden sweating or lightheadedness

Stroke Symptoms:

  • Sudden numbness of the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body
  • Sudden confusion or slurred speech
  • Sudden trouble seeing or walking
  • Sudden severe headache


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