We get a number of questions from parents regarding their own heart health.  One of the most common misconceptions is using the term heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest interchangeably.  Fortunately, this is not a life or death mistake.

What is life threatening is not knowing the difference between heartburn and a heart attack!  Read the full article to make sure you know the difference.

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Am I Having Heartburn or a Heart Attack?

Heart attack and heartburn are two different conditions that can have a similar symptom: chest pain. Because a heart attack is a medical emergency, it can be difficult to tell if you should seek immediate medical attention or if popping an antacid pill is enough.

Because not all heart attacks cause the classic, chest-clutching symptoms, this article explores some other ways you can tell the difference between heartburn and heart attack.

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