I’m Elizabeth, and knowing the warning signs of a heart attack saved my life.
Even though my symptoms didn’t seem severe, I went to the
North Oaks Medical Center. Sure enough, I was experiencing a heart attack with 100% blockage. I
am so very thankful to the staff and physicians who didn’t waste
a single second from the moment I arrived, and quickly performed an
angiogramand began treatment. This picture was taken the day I graduated from Cardiac
Rehabilitation at North Oaks. This program definitely helped my recovery,
and I feel energetic and motivated to continue to exercise. I definitely
am a North Oaks success story, and I want to get the message out–don’t
ignore the signs of a heart attack!
According to the
American Heart Association, you should call 911 immediately if any of the following heart attack
warning signs are present:
• chest discomfort
• discomfort in other areas of the body
• shortness of breath
• other symptoms, such as breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or
For more information about
North Oaks Heart Health Services or
Cardiac Rehabilitation program, please call (985) 230-5433.