Heart Attacks

Definition

A sudden and sometimes fatal occurrence of coronary thrombosis, typically resulting in death of part of the hearts muscle

Symptoms

Pressure, heaviness, chest pain, chocking feeling, sweating, nausea, shortness of breath

Treatment

Causes and Prevention

Causes: Heart failure, Arrhythmia or abnormal heart beat, heart valve problem


Prevention: Dont smoke, manage blood pressure, lower cholesterol, manage blood sugar, eat healthy, lose weight

Statistics

About 600,000 people die of heart attacks each year in the United States. thats 1 in every 4 deaths