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1 year ago
How is heart attack treated
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1 year ago
Heart attack is treated by giving oxygen, pain killers like nitroglycerin and blood thinner medicines like aspirin or clopidogrel. Placing a stent or a bypass surgery are very vital part of treating a heart attack to rapidly restore blood flow to the heart.
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1 year ago
Does heart attack reduce life expectancy
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1 year ago
Yes. A heart attack causes death of part of heart muscle and reduces its functioning. Also, the chances of getting a repeat heart attack are high. Thus, persons with heart attack tend to have shorter life expectancy compared to others.
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1 year ago
Does heart attack pain go away
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1 year ago
Yes. Heart attack pain, i.e., angina often subsides by taking immediate rest. This reduces the workload on the heart and thus, the pain subsides. Immediate treatment with medications also reduces heart attack pain.
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1 year ago
How heart attack is caused
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1 year ago
A heart attack can occur due to two causes -- blockage of the coronary arteries that supply the heart tissue by a clot or due to a spasm that shuts the flow. This leads to slow death of the area that received blood from that artery and is termed as a heart attack.
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1 year ago
Does heart attack pain last all day
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1 year ago
No. Heart attack pain typically lasts only few minutes and subsides with rest and medications. If there is a chest pain lasting all day, then it is more likely to be a muscle pain than heart attack.
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1 year ago
Is a heart attack a genetical disorder?
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1 year ago
Some genes have been identified that make a person more prone to getting a heart attack. However, a heart attack is not inherently a genetic disorder and can occur in anyone, if the risk factors are present.
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1 year ago
Is heart attack a contagious disease?
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1 year ago
Heart attack is not a contagious disease. It is caused by blocking of blood supply to a part of the heart, which dies due to lack of oxygen.
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1 year ago
Is heart pain during heart attack constant?
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1 year ago
A typical pain of heart attack starts slowly with a feeling of discomfort or pain in the chest. Then the pain increases, along with a feeling of uncomfortable crushing sensation. The discomfort/pain may be constant or may go and come back every few minutes. The pain may also radiate to the neck, jaw, and left arm.
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1 year ago
Can a flu trigger heart attack?
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1 year ago
There is some evidence that flu, caused by an infection of influenza virus, can trigger a heart disease, including heart attack. While it is debatable that the virus can itself start a chain of events that leads to a heart attack or it could be ‘the last straw’ over a range of already present risk factors that eventually causes the heart attack. However, at present, the evidence is limited.
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1 year ago
Does heart attack happen suddenly
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1 year ago
Yes. Suddenness is the most typical feature of a heart attack. It can occur during any movement like walking, jogging, eating, etc. Immediate rest should be taken and a doctor should be consulted.
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1 year ago
How can we diagnose heart attack?
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1 year ago
The diagnosis of heart attack is primarily established with the help of the following: 1) Recognition of symptoms 2) Certain blood tests, such as heart enzymes 3) Devices which evaluate the heart such as an electrocardiograph and echocardiography 4) Angiography-- invasive, CT or MRI.
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1 year ago
Is acute coronary syndrome a heart attack?
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1 year ago
Yes. ‘Acute coronary syndrome’ is a term that includes heart attack, as well as other similar conditions (such as ‘unstable angina’) where the blood supply to the heart is suddenly blocked, leading to lack of oxygen delivery to the heart muscle.
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