It’s not always easy to tell what’s wrong when you don’t feel well. Some symptoms can go unnoticed, while other signs of serious illnesses are so common we may ignore them. Knowing the signs of serious illnesses like heart attack and stroke helps protect your organization and community and can prevent an otherwise tragic outcome. Here’s what to know:
Signs of Serious Illnesses: Heart Attack
It’s not always easy to tell if something’s wrong with your heart. Everyone has aches and pains, but it’s important to know when discomfort could be a sign of something more serious.
1. Chest discomfort
Chest discomfort can include sensations of pain, tightness, pinching, burning, or pressure. The pain doesn’t go away after a few minutes and may worsen. This is a common sign, but it’s not universal.