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Heart Attack (Definition)

Heart attack is a life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more


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If a young, fit, and healthy person was exercising so hard their heart rate got up to 220 BMP, what would happen? Would they enter cardiac arrest?

If a young, fit, and healthy person was exercising so hard their heart rate got up to 220 BMP, what would happen? Would they enter cardiac arrest?

Unpredeictable: As your age is 22, after reaching 198, you are predisposed to Cardiac arrythmias, instead of normal heart beat,,, abnormal unhealthy heart contractions appear which can potentially make the heart to go to arrest. Again heart does not follow rules. It happen at lower rates too and dont happen eve at higher rates. But its not recommended to go beyond 200-Age. ...Read more

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Can one get a heart attack even if his 2d echo is normal?

Can one get a heart attack even if his 2d echo is normal?

Muscular function : And ischemia (lack of blood flow) are 2 separate entities...A normal echo cannot predict risk for heart attack. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a heart attack even if my echocardiogram is normal?

Is it possible to have a heart attack even if my echocardiogram is normal?

Yes: There is no test which if normal guarantees that you will not get a heart attack. And the echocardiogram is not good for predictiong a heart attack anyway. ...Read more

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Can someone still have a heart attack after the cardiologist saying that every test looks normal and there´s no evidence of heart disease?

Can someone still have a heart attack after the cardiologist saying that every test looks normal and there´s no evidence of heart disease?

Absolutely: No test detects everything; one may have a genetic predisposition, or one may use drugs that can cause a heart attack. Need more info if you want a more personalized opinion. ...Read more

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Is it that rare for a 27-30 year old male to have a heart attack? Does it make it even rarer if they had recent normal ekg/stress/echo?No fam hist

Is it that rare for a 27-30 year old male to have a heart attack? Does it make it even rarer if they had recent normal ekg/stress/echo?No fam hist

Yes, rare: Hi. Yes it's rare for a 27-30 yo male to have a heart attack (MI). And, yes, it's even rarer if he has no family history of premature MI and a recently negative stress echo; EKG is not a good screening test for risk of MI, but can often diagnose a current or past MI. ...Read more

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Do I still have to worry for my chest pain even if I have normal 2deho Jan 2013, ecg, treadmill stress test I'm always thinking of heart attack/stroke?

Do I still have to worry for my chest pain even if I have normal 2deho Jan 2013, ecg, treadmill stress test I'm always thinking of heart attack/stroke?

low risk: You are really very unlikely to have heart disease even before you had a normal echo and stress test. Young females are very low risk for heart disease, esp since you don't smoke. Is your blood pressure and cholesterol levels normal? I think reassurance is the best course of action now as more testing will just expose you to radiation and cost $ and will most likely be normal. ...Read more

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Cardiac Arrest (Definition)

Most cardiac arrest episodes are due to the heart rhythm becoming inadequate to pump blood to the body. Ventricular fibrillation is commonly the abnormal rhythm associated with cardiac arrest. If effective rhythm isn't ...Read more


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Myocardial Infarction (Definition)

Myocardial infarction is also known as Heart attack. Myocardial infarction, or heart attack, is a condition where part of the heart muscle loses its blood supply due to calcification in and ...Read more


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