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How long does a heart attack last?

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During a heart attack, symptoms can last 30 minutes or longer and are not relieved by rest or nitroglycerin under the tongue.

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American Heart Association: ''Warning Signs of Heart Attack, Stroke & Cardiac Arrest;''  ''Heart Attack Recovery FAQs;''  and "Symptoms and Diagnosis of Heart Attack.''

Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 8, 2020

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American Heart Association: ''Warning Signs of Heart Attack, Stroke & Cardiac Arrest;''  ''Heart Attack Recovery FAQs;''  and "Symptoms and Diagnosis of Heart Attack.''

Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 8, 2020

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