Heart attack is a serious medical emergency during which, the blood supply, that normally nourishes the heart with oxygen is cut off and the heart muscle begins to die. As a matter of fact, it is estimated that one heart attack happens every 40 seconds.
Fast facts on heart attack
Chest discomfort and pain are common symptoms
Smoking and obesity are risk factors leading to heart attack
During heart attack the heart muscle loses blood supply and is damaged
The risk of heart attack increases when a man is above 45 years of age and a woman is above 55 years of age.
Affected age group
45 & older
Symptoms of heart attack
- Cold sweat
- Shortness of breath
- Heartburn or abdominal pain
- Aching sensation in your chest or arms
- Heart failure
- Heart rupture
- Valve problems
- Abnormal heart rhythms (Arrhythmias)
- Citrus fruits
- Dark chocolate
- Nuts & olive oil
- Omega 3 fatty acid rich foods
If you feel that you are facing any of the above mentioned symptoms, we suggest you to not ignore the same as it may even lead to the loss of life.
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