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Heart attack often disguised

Symptoms can be sudden, or last hours, days, weeks

Posted: February 24, 2014 at 5 a.m.

NWA Media/JASON IVESTER Exercise specialist Chelsey Humble talks to Gary Burney as he works out on one of the machines Wednesday inside the Cardiac Rehab Clinic at Mercy Hospital in Rogers. Symptoms of heart problems can include chest or upper body discomfort, shortness of breath, cold sweats, nausea and back or jaw pain.

Ellen McClure, 57, had what she thought was acid reflux for three to four months before visiting the emergency room at Mercy Hospital in Rogers.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 02/24/2014

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