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CPG Waccamaw Cardiology Resources

Know the Signs: Heart Attack, Stroke or Cardiac Arrest

Heart Attack Warning Signs

  • Chest Discomfort: Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain.
  • Discomfort in other areas of the body: Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.
  • Shortness of Breath with or without chest discomfort.
  • Other Signs may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or light headedness.

 

Stroke Warning Signs

Sudden:

  • Numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body.
  • Confusion, trouble speaking or understanding.
  • Trouble seeing in one or both eyes.
  • Trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination.
  • Severe headache with no known cause.

 

Cardiac Arrest Warning Signs

  • Sudden Loss of Responsiveness: No response to tapping on shoulders.
  • No Normal Breathing.
    If ANY of these signs exist, call 9-1-1- immediately.

*Source: Amercian Heart Association

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The Conway Medical Center Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life of all individuals in the Conway Medical Center service area.

Classes & Programs

Conway Medical Center hosts a variety of events monthly including blood drives, CMC auxiliary events, educational seminars, and more.  Our Community Outreach Programs offer medical care to individuals with no medical insurance and no family physician. 

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Our combined Patient Portal allows patients to electronically access their medical records for both their hospital and physician office encounters at their convenience on any computer, tablet or mobile device that has internet connectivity.