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Angina and heart attack

  • Questions and answers

    What is angina?

    What does nitroglycerin do?

    What is a heart attack?

    What are the signs and symptoms of a heart attack?

    How do I know if I'm having angina or a heart attack?

    What do I do if angina or a heart attack occurs?

    Should I take aspirin during a heart attack?

  • Quick treatment

    Quick treatment in a hospital emergency department - especially within the first hour after an attack - reduces heart muscle damage and increases the odds ofsurvival.

    Call 911 right away if you have chest pain that does not go away or becomes worse.


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