Signs of Men Having Heart Attacks

(ModernSurvival.org) – What Sign Does a Man Exhibit When He is Having a Heart Attack?

  • Loss of Vision
  • Extreme Pain in Right Arm
  • Headache
  • Abdominal Pain

Answer: Abdominal Pain like Gas or Heartburn. Here’s why…

In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women alike. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every 36 seconds someone in the United States passes away from cardiovascular disease. For this reason, it is imperative that everyone learn to recognize the signs of heart attacks in men.

What are the Signs?

It’s common knowledge that the standard sign of a heart attack is sudden, severe chest pain. While chest pain may be the most common symptom of a heart attack in men, there are other signs that could indicate a person is suffering a heart attack. These include:

    • Severe heartburn – Severe heartburn and a heart attack often feel similar, so much so that doctors can have a hard time telling them apart.
    • Upper body pain/discomfortThis includes pain in the shoulders, neck and jaw.
    • Lightheaded – Many men begin feeling faint or dizzy while a heart attack is happening.
    • Shortness of breath – Being unable to catch one’s breath.
    • Cold sweats – Cold sweats in conjunction with any of these symptoms could be a sign of a heart attack in progress.

Yes, heart attacks are deadly and claim hundreds of thousands of lives each year. Treatment for heart attacks is constantly improving, making them more and more survivable — if the signs are recognized and help is found in time. This is why knowing what to watch out for is so vital.

To learn about the symptoms of a different cardiovascular disease, look at our article on how to recognize the signs of a stroke.

~Here’s to Your Survival!

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