Providing swift and proper care to heart attack victims begins with recognizing the signs and symptoms of heart attack.
Those signs and symptoms include:
- Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body.
- Sudden vision problems from one or both eyes.
- Sudden severe headache.
- Sudden loss of basic motor skills: trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance, or lack of coordination.
The National Stroke Association provides even more signs and symptoms along with a variety of tips and reminders for quick response.
Learn how to respond quickly and correctly so you can preserve your co-worker’s or loved one’s life.