Many things can cause chest pain. It may come from a problem in the heart, lungs, stomach, bowel or muscles and bones of the chest wall. Some causes are serious or life threatening, but many others are not. You may or may not experience other symptoms besides chest pain, depending on the cause.
SAVE Your Life!
S - Stop what you are doing
A - Acknowledge the pain
V - Ventilate your lungs by taking deep breaths slowly
E - EMS-911
Learn more about heart disease and symptoms & risk factors of a heart attack.
Early heart attack care
Women and heart disease
Are you at risk for heart disease?