2. What Are The Symptoms of Acute Myocardial Infarction?
Symptoms of acute myocardial infarction include the following:
- Angina: Pain or discomfort in the center of the chest, which is also described as tightness, heaviness, aching, burning, pressure, fullness, or numbness. The squeezing feeling can last a few minutes at once or go away and return later. Sometimes this symptom is mistaken to be indigestion or heartburn.
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
- Sweating or cold sweats
- Discomfort or pain in other areas of the upper body including back, neck, jaw, arms, left shoulder, or stomach
- Nausea or vomiting
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
- Rapid or irregular heartbeat
- Unexplained fatigue or extreme weakness