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How To Tell That Someone Died From A Heart Attack
My grandpa died from a heart attack even after they didresuscitation about 15 minutes later. Should they havekept trying?
My mother recently died from a heart attack while having a stroke during dialysis. How could this be?
Risk assessment: A good knowledge of your risk factors (of which family history is clearly one). Knowing your status with regards to traditional factors, like cholesterol profile, diabetes, and blood pressure. Lifestyle indicators like exercise tolerance, smoking, etc. Further risk delineation might be possible with advanced screening modalities such as stress testing and coronary ct angiography might help too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plaque rupture: Most are progressive narrowing to the point of serious impairment of coronary blood flow with exercize etc. Causing angina or heart attack some are acute thrombus on a plaque or elevation of the plaque like a trap, door- dissection or rupture of the built up area of disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dad died at age 55 of a massive heart attack. Does this mean i will have a heart attack? I'm a female age 35
No it doesn't: While genetics can play a role in heart disease (for good or bad) this can be offset by lifestyle. We know much more about living a healthy lifestyle than our parents generation. Have a full physical with your M.D. Discuss your concerns and plot out a course that will keep you in good health well past 55. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is my risk of a heart attack? My father died suddenly and I am anxious this will happen at any moment.
Anxiety: May be more of an issue than cardiac risk. Please have your doc check you out and when cleared a clinical psychologist can help w/anxiety management. Please remember than many people who have relatives who died of cardiac disease live long and health lives, i'm one of them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fan died of apparent heart attack at stadium. Was a hot day. Did heat contribute or was this man likely to die that day (or soon) no matter what?
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