Chest Pain in Adults If someone, especially an adult suddenly grabs their chest complaining of pain; you must assume it’s from a heart attack.A heart attack means the blood supply to a part of the heart is blocked and if not relieved can lead to irreversible damage if the heart.It can happen to both young and old people.Other symptoms may include:Anxiety with sweatingThe chest pain can travel towards the jaw or the back.Feeling short of breathNext Steps:Call an ambulance immediatelyStay with the person while you wait for emergency response.Remove restrictive clothing and be reassuring.If someone with chest pain stops breathing or has no pulse, you must start CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Rescusitation).Return to ‘Heart Stopping Emergencies that happen at Home’ Don't miss out!Subscribe To NewsletterReceive top health information tips, videos and our best guides on tackling health problems and more!Invalid email addressGive it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thanks for subscribing! Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment *Name * Email * Website Sign me up for the newsletter! ΔThis site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.