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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It is a layman's: term for Myocardial Infarction. It is caused by a blockage of a coronary artery resulting in injury to the cardiac muscle distal to the obstruction. I ... Read More

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Heart Attack in Male: These symptoms are for a man. Women having heart attacks present with different symptoms sometimes. But, chest pain is key. Associated with this is ... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Many possibilities: Sudden onset of mid to left central chest pain / pressure or discomfort. Sometimes radiation to l arm or neck/jaw. Sometimes accompanied by shortness ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Drugs, genes: Cocaine or methamphetamine come to mind when you see a 19 year old with a heart attack, although an autoimmune disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Heart problems: Young women age 26 very rarely have heart attacks. Heart ailments can exist in young women as congenital malformations or associated with other disea ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Hetzler
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Call 911!!!: If you feel pressure-type chest pain, going to your shoulder or jaw, and have associated shortness of breath, these are classic signs. Remember, only ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: A heart attack is typically caused by a blood clot forming on top of plaque inside a coronary artery (artery that supplies heart muscle). Factors that ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Angina at: Rest for starters, however, frequently there are no impending signs until the horse is out of the barn. This is why asymptomatic screening for corona ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Symptoms: chest and neck and left arm pain can all occur elephant sitting on your chest shortness of breath fatigue anxiety fear some are asym ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
It's simple: Economics. Remember supply and demand? Well, when the blood supply to an area of the heart does not meet demand of the cells to survive, tissue begins ... Read More
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