Heart Attack Symptoms to Know

The most common symptoms of heart attack are:

  • Chest pain or discomfort that may feel like pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain. It may be persistent or come and go.
  • Pain or discomfort in the upper body, including one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
  • Shortness of breath that may occur with or without chest pain.
  • Cold sweat
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness or fainting

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Cardiovascular Care

Baptist Health System is dedicated to providing safe care to patients in San Antonio and nearby cities. We offer lifesaving cardiovascular services and treatment options in high-tech facilities, including our accredited chest pain centers, cardiac catheterization labs and outpatient rehabilitation centers.

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Cardiac Rehab at Healthlink

Heart care doesn't end when you leave the hospital after an event like a heart attack. That’s why in addition to diagnosing and treating cardiovascular conditions, we offer dedicated heart and vascular rehabilitation services through our Cardiac Rehabilitation Phase II program. This unique multi-phase program is designed for people with a variety of heart conditions, including those:

  • Recovering from a heart attack
  • Recovering from a coronary bypass or valve surgery, angioplasty or stent procedure
  • Suffering from angina or heart failure

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