Symptoms of a heart attack can be very similar to other conditions, such as indigestion or an anxiety attack. In this Doctors Express Medical Minute, learn how you can tell whether or not you are having a heart attack or something much less severe.
Most heart attacks begin with subtle, sometimes confusing, symptoms, which may start out as discomfort, not as pain. Chest discomfort may come and go. Don't be tempted to downplay your symptoms or brush them off as indigestion or anxiety.