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Overview Of A Heart Attack

  • A heart attack is a decrease of, or injury to, a section of the heart muscle due to the stoppage of blood flow to the muscle.
  • The majority of heart attacks are caused by a coronary heart disease.
  • If a blood clot completely impedes the artery, the heart muscle starts to become starved of oxygen.
  • After a while, the muscle cells die, resulting in permanent damage. This is referred to as a heart attack.

Signs Of A Heart Attack

A heart attack is the decease of, or injury to, a section of the heart muscle due to the stoppage of blood flow to the muscle.
A heart attack is the decease of, or injury to, a section of the heart muscle due to the stoppage of blood flow to the muscle.
  • No one is safe from heart attacks – even people in their 20’s and 30’s can become affected.
  • Individuals have trouble identifying the signs; around 25 % of people turn up at hospitals concerned that they have had a heart attack.

Here are a few warning signs to search for:

  • Anxiety or pain affecting the chest.
  • Feeling of blockage within the chest, including pain.
  • Trouble breathing.

Some females and individuals with diabetes do not have obvious symptoms. Women generally have no serious chest pain, but an over-all weakness and discomfort. This leads to females overlooking the problem until it’s too late.

Most diabetics get uncharacteristic symptoms like sweating or becoming unconscious during a heart attack which might be misunderstood as symptoms of low sugar level.

Occasionally a heart attack is detected during examinations like ECG or echocardiography even though you might not have had any chest pain. Such heart issues are a big challenge because they develop quickly and can result in heart failure.

Other Symptoms Of A Heart Attack:

  • Nervousness;
  • Coughing;
  • Collapsing;
  • Faintness, vertigo;
  • Biliousness or vomiting;
  • Tremors;
  • Shortness of breath; and
  • Sweating.

Some symptoms women usually experience are: 

  • Uncomfortable pressure or pain in the middle of your chest. These pains are irregular and come and go.
  • Pain or uneasiness in the arms, jaw, neck, back or abdomen.
  • Other symptoms such as extreme sweating, biliousness or dizziness.

 Related Video On Heart Attacks

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YW0bbON-30

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