Chest pain may indicate a heart attack, so you need to know which types of pain relate to the symptoms of the disease. This is reported on the website British Heart Foundation…
According to experts, immediate medical attention should be sought if chest pain occurs suddenly and intensifies, as well as when it spreads to the arms, back, neck or jaw. In addition, it is necessary to visit a doctor if the pain is accompanied by shortness of breath or a general deterioration in well-being.
At the same time, if chest pain does not correspond to the indicated symptoms, it may indicate angina pectoris, indigestion or muscle strain, experts say.
Also symptoms of a heart attack are: dizziness, sudden feeling of anxiety, sweating, excessive coughing or wheezing due to fluid accumulation in the lungs.
In addition, abdominal pain can be a sign of the disease in people over 45, said Anna Korenevich, a cardiologist, candidate of medical sciences on July 10. As an example, the doctor cited cases when patients, due to complaints of abdominal pain, have appendicitis removed, and then it turns out that their cause is a heart attack.