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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Heart Attack Heart Attack -Definition-Signs and Symptoms-What causes it-Diagnosed-Complications-How its treated-Statistics-Celebrities the heart requires a constant supply of oxygen-rich blood to nourish it.When the plaquqe is hard, the outer shell cracks (plaque rupture) platelets (dis-shaped particles in the blood that aid clotting come to the area, and the blood clots from around the plaque. if the blood clot totally blocks the arety, the heart muscle becomes "starreid" for oxygen. within a short time, death ofm heart muscle cells occurs, causing permanent damage.this is a heart attack! Definition... -discomfort, pressure, heaviness or pain in the chest, arm or below the breast bone-Discomfort radiating to the back, jaw, throat, or arm-Fuliness, indigestion,or choking feeling (may feel like heart burn)-Sweating, nausea, vomiting, or dizzioness-Extreme weakness anxiety or shortness of breath-Rapid or irregular heartbeats Signs and Symptoms... Diagnosis... To diagnose a heart attack, an emergency care team will ask you about your symptoms and begin to evaluate you. The diagnosis of a heart attack is based on your symptoms and test results. The goal of the treatment is to treat you quickly and limit heart muscle damage. Complications.. -Anxiety and Depression-Risk of repeat heart attack-Wedical followup-Deal-Leg Swelling-Weakness-Shortness of breath-Fatigue-Abnormal heart rhythm-Palpitations-Congestive heart failure How its treated... Once aheart attack is diagnosed treatment begins immediately possibly in the ambulance or emergency room. Drugs and surgical procedures are used to treat aheart attack. -Aspirin-Other antiplatelets-Thrombolyte therapy Drugs used during a heart attack may be: -1.5 million heart attacks occur in the United States each year with 500,000 deaths -A heart attack occurs every 20 seconds with a heart attack death about every minute Statistics... -Cost related to heart attacks exceed 60 billion dollars per year Celebrities who suffered from a heart attack... Elvis Presley - Film actor, Singer Arthur Ashe - Tennis player What causes it... -Age -Angina -Blood Cholesterol levels -Diet -Jeans -Smoking -Diabetes -Genes-Work stress -Being HIV positive -Obesity -Hypertension -Heart surgery -Physical inactivity -Calcium supplements -Previous Heart attacks
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