• Chest pain or discomfort - commonly in the center or left side of the chest and usually lasting for more than a few minutes or goes and comes back. It can feel like pressure, squeezing, pain, heartburn or indigestion.
  • Upper body discomfort - pain or discomfort in one or both arms, back, shoulders, neck, jaw or upper stomach.
  • Shortness of breath - can occur when doing minor physical activity or at rest and may be your only symptom or occur along with chest pain or discomfort.


  • Sudden numbness or weakness of face, arm or leg, especially on one side of the body.
  • Sudden confusion, trouble seeking 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.



If you are experiencing minor ailments, a visit with an urgent care or primary care provider is usually less costly and quicker. Reasons to seek urgent care or visit your primary care provider:

  • Minor illness or injury
  • Cold or flu symptoms
  • Sore throats, coughs and earaches
  • Sports injuries and sprains/strains
  • Minor cuts


To locate a primary care provider, please visit GSMAdoctors.org