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

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