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Brain Problems After A Heart Attack
How do u feel after a heart attack. Like when u wake up the next day. How do u feel? Would u have weakness? Head pressure? Brain fog?
My husband had a heart attack on november 15th 2013. It's like he's a different person. Does a ha change a persons brain?
It is Possible: The most likely cause would be if he had a period of time during the heart attack when there was a decreased amount amount of oxygen going to his brain. This would occur from a drop in the blood pressure or a clot. This is same a stroke which can affect parts of the brain that control someone's personality. Depression and anxiety are very common after heart attack. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Similar cause: A stroke is an interruption in blood flow to a part of the brain usually caused by either an embolic event or blood clot or a bleed or hemorrhage in the brain. In the end the damage caused may be permanent and severe causing loss of function like inability to use an arm, leg or speech. A heart attack is caused by interruption of blood to heart muscle by arteries diseased by atherosclerosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was fighting for my life with a heart attack and being watched for blood clots. That’s when the brain bursts were happening and i kept the circulati?
Question?: Sound like you were really ill. May we answer a question for you? ...Read more
What's it called when you have a heart attack in your brain? I think my gramps had a brief one. He didn't know my name.
My sympathy: I'm awfully sorry to hear about your gramps. When a blockage in the heart clogs an artery supplying blood to the heart muscle, it is called "a heart attack". When that happens in the brain, it's called a "stroke." i hope your gramps is getting good medical care and gets better quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: This depends on the length of time the brain was without blood flow, and the situation after the person was revived. In fact now many patients after CPR can be treated with hypothermia, which involves cooling the body slightly while the patient is sedated, (roughly to a temp of 93 degrees f) for about 24 hrs, this lowers the risk of brain damage in many cases. Many other factors involved however. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bleeding: may cause bleeding, do not takeGet a more detailed answer ›
Prevent blood clots: Blood thinners are given to decrease the risk of clots forming in the vascular system.Heart attacks are caused by clots in the coronary arteries (blood vessels in the heart). People with cancer are at a higher risk than normal of forming clots in veins and arteries (hypercoagulable). People who have had a heart attack have a lower risk of early and late mortality if given aspirin (a blood thinner) ...Read more
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