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How long can someone's heart stop and there is still a chance for full recovery?

How long can someone's heart stop and there is still a chance for full recovery?

4min: If the body temp is very low the above time can be longer it takes 4 min or longer for brain damage which might have difficulty recovering vs heart. ...Read more

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How does someone or stop coronary heart disease?

How does someone or stop coronary heart disease?

CAD: Lower cholesterol to less tha 100, control blood pressure, stop smoking, exercise regularly, lose weight can give you the best chance but there are still no guarantees. ...Read more

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Can my child heart stop and start back? I'm around 4 months and someone told me it could.

Can my child heart stop and start back? I'm around 4 months and someone told me it could.

Stopped? no: It is possible to not have a pulse or hear a heart beat due to an arrhythmia, but if has truly stopped or what is called asystole, then there have been only rare reports of resuscitation with medication intervention. ...Read more

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Why does the heart beat faster or stop when you are near someone you are attracted to?

Why does the heart beat faster or stop when you are near someone you are attracted to?

Very natural respons: Well aren't we human. Our emotions control our anatomy and physiology. A surge of epinepherine , when meeting some one attractive, can certainly make our hearts go plitter platter. Social situations such as this or public speaking etc. All fall under that category. ...Read more

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What makes the heart stop help?

What makes the heart stop help?

Cardiac arrest or: Death but if you are referring to a pause many things like premature beats. ...Read more

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How can I stop my heart from racing?

How can I stop my heart from racing?

Avoid stimulants/med: Can reduce risk of heart racing by avoiding caffeine/alcohol/stimulants. If it occurs vagal maneuvers (cold compress to forehead, light pressure on closed eyes, coughing, bearing down (valsalva). If recurrent episodes meds (beta blockers, calcium blockers) may be of help although additional structural information on heart (2d echo) can be helpful in deciding next steps. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your heart stops?

How can you tell if your heart stops?

Asystole: If your heart stops beating for more than a few seconds you won't be awake or maybe alive to figure it out. If somebody else passes out and they don't have a pulse, you can suspect strongly that their heart isn't beating. ...Read more

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Can serious injuries cause your heart to stop?

Difficult to say: If an injury causes rapid blood loss, cardiac arrest can occur. If trauma to the chest is involved, the heart may stop due to being stunned and causing an arryhthmia. ...Read more

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What happens when your heart completely stops?

What happens when your heart completely stops?

Depends: If heart skips a beat, no danger, but if it stops completely blood will not circulate and organs will be deprived from oxygen and nutrients and person could die if not resuscitated. ...Read more

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