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  • A heart attack is an emergency. If you experience the warning signs of heart attack, get help fast. Call triple zero (000) for an ambulance and chew 300mg aspirin, unless you have an allergy to aspirin, or your doctor has told you not to take it
  • Warning signs for heart attack differ from person to person.
  • No two heart attacks are the same.
  • Knowing the warning signs of heart attack and acting quickly can reduce the damage to your heart muscle and increase your chance of survival. 

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Reviewed on: 16-09-2020