Symptoms (warning signs)
- Pain spreading to the shoulder neck or arms
- Severe pain, dizziness, fainting, sweating, extreme anxiety, nausea, or shortness of breath
Aspirin to thin your blood and prevent further blood clotting
Nitroglycerin to reduce your heart's workload and improve blood flow through the coronary arteries
Cause- Blood clot in the coronary artery that has been narrowed by Atherosclerosis
- Keep your cholesterol low
- Be active
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