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SIKESTON -- Last summer Peggy McKinney of Sikeston began experiencing tingling in her arm and fingers.
Chalking it up to carpal tunnel syndrome, she did nothing. Within two months, McKinney suffered a heart attack.
"I had the symptoms but didn't know it," said McKinney.
The night before her heart attack occurred -- Aug. 2, 2011 -- McKinney said she had a "full feeling" in her stomach and couldn't eat anything.
"It felt like indigestion," McKinney recalled. "I went to bed early, but every time I laid down, it felt worse. I was up all night and couldn't sleep."
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