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If an individual has a heart attack, It is important that blood flow is restored immediately to prevent further damage to the heart muscle and to save the life.

When the blood supply to the heart muscle is
obstructed it does not receive the oxygen that it requires. 
This can cause a heart attack, the cells can begin to die.

The sooner the blood flow is restored the less damage will result.

It is important to recognize the signs of a heart attack to get help immediately.

There are symptoms that will enable you to recognize a heart attack.

Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Shortness of breath
Chest pain
Chest discomfort
Nausea or vomiting
Pain or discomfort in the arms and shoulder
Pain in the neck, back or jaw

If  you or someone is experiencing these symptoms, get emergency help immediately, call 911.