It’s hard enough to pronounce airborne pollutants like nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide. Now, imagine breathing them in. Doing so may trigger heart attacks within hours or days, warn experts at the American Heart Association. To reduce your exposure, avoid exercising next to busy roadways or near industrial facilities.
Medical Reviewer: Pierce-Smith, Daphne RN, MSN, CCRC, FNP
Medical Reviewer: Akin, Louise RN, BSN
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Answer: True. Sometimes. Heart pain can radiate to the jaw and teeth. It is more common for heart-related discomfort to affect the lower jaw than the upper jaw. It cannot be emphasized enough that a heart attack can have symptoms other than chest pain, and these symptoms should be checked immediately.