What to know about the heart rate during a heart attack – Medical News Today

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Someone’s heart rate can increase or stay the same during a heart attack. An elevated heart rate is not a specific sign or symptom of a heart attack.

Heart attacks involve a restriction or stoppage of blood flowing to the heart. A person’s heart rate during a heart attack will vary based on their overall health, medication use, and other medical conditions.

Some people will experience an increased heart rate during a heart attack, but others will not. More common signs of a heart attack include severe chest pain, shortness of breath, and tightness in the chest.

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