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When to seek immediate medical care

Seek emergency help if:

  • Occurs while exercising
  • Shortness of breath or chest pain
  • Family history of heart disease
  • Confusion or memory loss
  • Pain after injury

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Family history of heart disease
  • Limb jerking
  • Bitten tongue
  • Stress
  • Previous history of seizures

Last Updated May 26, 2018


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