A heart attack can be one of the scariest events in your life.

If not treated properly, it can lead to your or a loved one’s untimely death.

As scary as it may be, there are early warning signs.

If acted upon quickly, you will significantly lower the risk of death.

Otherwise, time will no longer be on your side, as your risk of dying from a heart attack increases the longer you wait.

Watch for these early warning signals seen in this infographic:

5 Minutes: The Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

If you are having a heart related emergency, call 911. 

We have some of the best cardiologists in the world. If you want to check your heart’s health, please visit cvti.keckmedicine.org to schedule an appointment.