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Welcome to Heart & Stroke. 

Thank you for supporting research breakthroughs.

We’re so grateful to have you on board.

Your giving helps us accelerate Heart & Stroke research breakthroughs so that millions of Canadians can benefit from better treatments sooner. To thank you for joining us, we’ve put together the resources below. Thank you once again for your support!



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Signs of a heart attack

Signs can vary and may be different for men and women. If you experience any of these signs, call 9-1-1 or your local emergency number immediately.

  • Chest discomfort

    Chest discomfort

    Pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain, burning or heaviness

  • Sweating


  • Upper body discomfort

    Upper body discomfort

    Neck, jaw, shoulder, arms, back

  • Nausea


  • Shortness of breath

    Shortness of breath

  • Light-headedness


Signs of stroke

Stroke is a medical emergency.
If you experience any of these signs, call 9-1-1. Do not drive to the hospital. An ambulance will get you to the best hospital for stroke care.

FAST signs of stroke