Dr. Ricardo Guerra, an interventional cardiologist at Medical City McKinney, shares his expertise on watching out for signs of a heart attack:

  • Severe, persistent or recurring chest pain or tightness
  • Pain that radiates outward
  • Feeling short of breath, dizzy, faint, cold and clammy
  • Rapid heartbeat

Heart attack symptoms more common in women:

  • Extreme, unexpected fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Heartburn

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