Heart attack symptoms can happen suddenly, or they can come on gradually over the course of a day or weeks. When you know the symptoms of a heart attack, you can get the help you need sooner.
Always call 911 if you or someone you know experiences any of the following symptoms:
- Pain, fullness, squeezing, burning or pressure in your chest that moves to your shoulders, arms, back, belly or jaw
- Shortness of breath
- Cold sweats
Every second counts: Exceptional heart attack treatment at Goshen Heart & Vascular Center
Our fast door-to-balloon times mean we’re prepared to treat a heart attack patient quickly and safely once the patient enters our ER -- and with less invasive heart attack treatment. Since the 1990s, heart attacks are treated using minimally invasive procedures that enter the body through the wrist or groin (instead of open heart surgery).
With leading-edge communication systems in local ambulance units and collaboration between EMS, ER and heart specialists, our doctors can better prepare for a patient’s arrival and treatment needs. Our intricate emergency system of care helps save lives and prevent serious heart muscle and vascular damage.