– If you have preexisting condition of high blood pressure, you should come to the ER if your blood pressure is 10 to 20% greater than your usual blood pressure. Or, if you happen to have other symptoms such as chest pain or shortness of breath or headaches.
– [Narrator] Nearly half the adults in America have high blood pressure, but because it develops slowly over time, many don’t even know they have the condition. The only way to know your blood pressure for sure, is by testing it with the American Heart Associations guidelines. There are two numbers in a blood pressure reading. The top number measures […]
(upbeat chime music) (acid reflux vs heart attack) – [Announcer] If you felt discomfort in your chest, would you think you were having severe heartburn or a heart attack? When most people think of a heart attack, they think of a sudden extreme pain, but many times it can be much more subtle. And that’s not so easy to distinguish […]
– September 25th of last year, my daughter took me to the emergency room at Brandon Regional Hospital. They asked us to have a seat, and we went over and sat down and that was the last thing I remembered. (light instrumental music) From what I understand, I had a major heart attack. – To walk in with your father, […]