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Yes. Let someone know if you feel:

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  • Short of breath
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  • Lightheaded
  • Any other unusual symptoms

From: Heart Disease and Stress Tests WebMD Medical Reference

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American Heart Association.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on September 20, 2016

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American Heart Association.

Reviewed by Suzanne R. Steinbaum on September 20, 2016

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