When chest pain could be a sign for heart attack?


Chest pain in general tends to be a scary issue for wide range of people as they think they have an episode of heart attack. In fact, not all chest pain means that you are having heart attack; it may develop as a result of other causes that we will highlight later.
Chest pain related to heart attack is usually accompanied by other clinical symptoms, such as:
1.    Heavy chest pain (you will feel that too heavy something is laying over your chest).
2.    Radiating pain to the left arm which may extend later to jaw, neck and stomach.
3.    Fatigue which may be accompanied with disturbed consciousness. 
4.    Heavy sweating.
5.    Tachycardia.
6.    Tight chest.
7.    Nausea. 
On the other side, chest pain may develop due to other causes; the most significant ones include the following:
•    Chest trauma due to fracture rib or hematoma of chest muscles.
•    Respiratory infections like pneumonia and pleurisy as well as bronchial asthma.
•    Gastro-esophageal reflux disease.
•    Panic attacks.
In conclusion, if you develop severe chest pain or if the pain continues for long time, it's important to seek medical advice.

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