Heart & Stroke

When heart and stroke issues arise, time is critical. Fortunately for the residents of southern Middle Tennessee, Maury Regional Medical Center—the flagship hospital for Maury Regional Health—provides some of the best care in the state and nation close to home. Emergency and limited cardiac diagnostic services are also available at Marshall Medical Center and Wayne Medical Center. Learn more about our heart and stroke services by selecting an area from the section menu.

Know the Signs of Heart Attack and Stroke

Call 9-1-1 immediately if the symptoms below are experienced.

Heart Attack Warning Signs

  • Chest discomfort such as pressure, tightness or pain
  • Discomfort in other parts of upper body (arm, jaw, back, or neck)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Nausea, light-headedness, or cold sweat

To learn more, visit the Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) website.

Stroke Warning Signs

  • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arm or leg, especially one side of the body
  • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
  • Sudden trouble seeing – in one or both eyes
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • Sudden severe headache – with no known cause