Professor Ian Meredith asks "will you recognise your heart attack"?

Heart attack warning signs aren't what you think. Symptoms vary and they may not always be severe. Learn the warning signs because the sooner you recognise your heart attack and get treatment, the better.

If you think you may be having a heart attack, call Triple Zero (000) - the operator will work out if you need an ambulance. And if it's a false alarm, well, that's the best thing that could happen.


This video is published with the permission of the National Heart Foundation of Australia. Learn more about the warning signs of a heart attack at

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Last updated: June 2017

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