9 Not-So-Obvious Heart Attack Symptoms in Men - Page 2

By Temma Ehrenfeld @TemmaEhrenfeld
July 11, 2017
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Getting winded

Shortness of breath often comes right before a heart attack and may even be the main or only symptom. It’s normal to feel winded after a demanding workout. If you are gasping after something you do ordinarily without trouble — walking up a flight of stairs, for example — go quickly to your doctor. Even if the symptom isn’t sudden but you feel somewhat winded over days, tell your doctor.



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March 02, 2020

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Janet O’Dell, RN