It is important to be prepared and act quickly if you suspect you or someone else is having one. Fast action can save a life.
An ambulance can bring aid and transport a person to the hospital far more quickly than if you drive yourself.
One of the gravest mistakes when it comes to heart attacks is people not seeking treatment because they doubt they are having a heart attack. Don’t take a chance and don’t wait. Your life—or the life of someone you know—could be at stake.
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