Eighty-five percent of heart damage occurs within the first two hours of a heart attack. Many heart attacks start with early warning signs. Some of the warning signs could be typical or they could be atypical symptoms. Chest pain, shortness of breath, left arm pain or draw pain – that’s more of your typical symptoms. Many of your atypical symptoms are going to be like a fullness, nausea, vomiting. If you or someone that you know is experiencing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack, make sure to reach your closest emergency facility as soon as possible or call 911. There’s many things that your ambulance service providers can provide you on arrival. They can get treatment started and prepare the hospital for your arrival if they know that there is a cardiac condition going on. Here at Texoma Medical Center, we are an accredited chest pain center. We are accredited through the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. This means that we practice with the most up-to-date evidence based guidelines and we are accredited to offer the most advanced practices in cardiac care.