Following reports of TV host Andrew Denton's diagnosis of advanced heart disease Cardiologists are saying thousands of Australians are dying because they wrongly believe chest pain is the first sign of a heart attack. For many victims the first sign of a heart attack is a stabbing pain but you may instead :-
- feel short of breath
- feel nauseous
- have a cold sweat
- feel dizzy or light-headed.
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