We hope it never happens but when it does you need to know what to do. And one of the things you need to know is that there are many similarities between heart attack and anxiety symptoms.

But first,…

Watch this short video on the difference between a heart attack and anxiety

 

 

Heart Attack or Anxiety?

Nobody wants to haveĀ  heart attack, that’s for sure. But how can we tell if we are having a heart attack? As the video explains, this is not simple. We sometimes have a “denial” process where we simply ignore or transform the symptoms. Yet it is vital to be able to tell the difference between a heart attack and anxiety.

Stephen Berkoff describing heart attack and anxiety

Heart Attack and Anxiety

Anxiety Symptom

This is a state that all of us have been in at some point in our lives. One of the symptoms of anxiety is heart fluctuations. Because of this, it can hide a heart attack and the only way to know for sure is to ask your doctor. Only qualified health professionals should take responsibility to tell the difference between a heart attack and anxiety, or any other related symptom.

If you’re experiencing any symptoms that appear to be anxiety, please visit your doctor as soon as possible to avoid any delays, in case it might actually be a heart attack.

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