Please enter a valid email address Subscribe We respect your privacy. Hi, I had a heart attack December 2,when I made up my mind to got help it appears I had been having it for nearly 24 hours. When denial goes on for several months, it can lead to unsafe decisions. Usually, there is a thin fluid-filled space in between the lining of the lungs and the lining of the chest cavity. Kathi, age 55, USA: Celiac disease may be treated with cystic fibrosis drugs. I did not recognize my initial chest sensations and back pain as a heart attack and as a result I did not seek immediate help.
My chest sensations went away after I used my emergency inhaler for asthma as I had mistaken the beginnings of the heart attack as an asthma attack.
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