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Heart attack warning signs

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What: Go Red Luncheon for Women

Where: Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave.

When: Starting at 11:30 a.m. Friday

Heart attack warning signs

Chest discomfort: Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.

Discomfort in other areas of the upper body: Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.

Shortness of breath: with or without chest discomfort.

Other signs may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or light-headedness.

-- American Heart Association

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