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Heart Attack?

By April 30, 2015 - 12:17pm
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I've been waking up in the middle of the night with sever pain under and in between my shoulder blades, my chest starts hurting like I'm being sat on and I can barely breathe, my left arm starts hurting and my fingers tingle, my stomach starts to hurt and I get nauseous. What could this be?

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Hi CrystalDawn,


Thank you for sharing your question with the EmpowHER community.

Heart attack symptoms vary among individuals.  Your symptoms are characteristic of potential heart attack. Please seek medical attention immediately.

  • One cannot overemphasize the importance of seeking prompt medical attention in the presence of symptoms that suggest a heart attack.

When in doubt, get checked out anyway.  Even if you're not sure if something is really wrong, you should call 9-1-1 if you experience heart attack symptoms. 

Please play it safe.  

Be well,


April 30, 2015 - 2:56pm
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