9 Warnings that Could Save Your Life.

Smoke alarms: A blaring smoke alarm is a clear warning that there is a fire in your home. Evacuate immediately and call 911.Opens in a new windowashbusterscharleston.com
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide detectors: These alarms detect the presence of carbon monoxide, a colorless and odorless gas that can be fatal. If your carbon monoxide detector goes off, evacuate your home immediately and call 911.Opens in a new windowamazon.com
Carbon monoxide detector
Sudden, severe chest pain: This could be a sign of a heart attack. Seek medical attention immediately.
Numbness or weakness on one side of the body: This could be a sign of a stroke. Call 911 immediately.Opens in a new windowwww.healthline.com
Severe allergic reaction: If you experience difficulty breathing, swelling of the face or throat, or hives, you may be having a severe allergic reaction. Use your epinephrine pen if you have one and call 911 immediately.
Changes in a mole: If you notice a mole that has changed in size, shape, or color, it could be a sign of skin cancer. See a doctor right away.
Sudden, severe headache: This could be a sign of a brain aneurysm, a weakened area in the wall of a blood vessel in the brain that can rupture and cause bleeding. Seek medical attention immediately.
Severe bleeding: If you are experiencing severe bleeding that you cannot control, apply pressure to the wound and call 911 immediately.
Feeling faint or dizzy: This could be a sign of dehydration, low blood sugar, or other medical conditions. If you feel faint or dizzy, sit down and rest, and drink fluids if you are able. If the symptoms do not improve, seek medical attention.
It is important to be aware of these warnings and to take action immediately if you experience any of them. Early intervention can save your life.