What is a Heart Attack?

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What is a Heart Attack? 

Early intervention is very important in the heart attack that starts with a sudden feeling of pain and tightness in your chest. Early intervention can help reduce both the life risk and the heart muscle.

Positive changes in factors such as diabetes, excessive weight, malnutrition and inactivity can lead to delaying the emergence of the disease.

How Does it Occur?

The heart vessel may suddenly become clogged with sudden rupture of the plaque in the heart and a clot on it, resulting in oxygen from the heart muscle. Oxygen-free heart muscle cells begin to die after a while. This process is called heart attack = myocardial infarction.

Heart attack treatment is most effective in the first hours after the onset of the event. For this reason, you should apply to a health institution as soon as you suspect. With rapid diagnosis and treatment, it is possible to overcome the crisis without harm. In this respect, it is important to recognize the symptoms.

Most people can not be sure of the symptoms of heart attack, there are many common heart attack symptoms seen for men and women.

What are the Symptoms ?

Chest Pain

Most heart attacks cause a pain felt in the middle of the chest. The complaint usually lasts for a few minutes, and can be a temporary character. Pressure, compression, weight, pain can be felt. Indigestion, chest burning, such as stomach disturbance may occur in the form of complaints.

Pain in the Upper Body

A heart attack may also occur with pain in one or both arms, back, shoulders, neck, jaw and upper stomach.

Shortness of Breath

Shortness of breath can be the only symptom of heart attack or it may develop before or after pain. It may develop with resting or minimal movements.

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