Learn the Facts about Heart Attacks


Learn the Facts about Heart Attacks

Recognizing the signs of a heart attack is the critical first step in receiving the timely, life-saving care you need. The include:
  1. Pressure, burning, squeezing in the center of the chest
  2. Discomfort in one or both arms, shoulders, neck, jaw, stomach or back
  3. Shortness of breath
  4. Fatigue
  5. Cold sweat
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Weakness
  8. Light headedness




It's About Time. Always Dial. Never Drive. Call 911 if you think you are experiencing a heart attack.


St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital is committed to providing the best care possible to the people of this region. Our long-standing relationship of over 25 years and committed partnership with nationally-recognized Prairie Heart Institute of Illinois means you don't have to look any further for advanced heart care. Drs. Subhashish Agarwal, Amir Cheema, and Jessica Prange, St. Anthony’s full-time cardiologists, and 18 Prairie Cardiovascular physicians continue to serve patients in the Effingham area and surrounding region.