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How can you tell the difference between heartattacks and heartburn?
The symptoms are the best way to tell at home whether you are having a heart attack or heart burn. A doctor is the only one who would be able to diagnosis that you had a heart attack. The symptoms for a heart attack include chest pain, pain in other areas of the body such as arm, difficulty breathing, dizziness or possibly nausea. Heartburn is often presented with a feeling indigestion, belching, acidic taste in mouth, burning in throat or chest. A heart attack in women can occur with heart burn symptoms and chest pain so the best thing to do is get check out by a doctor with an new unusual symptoms.


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