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Aren't these the signs of a heart attack or stroke?

Aren't these the signs of a heart attack or stroke?

Chest and brain: Heart attack is damage to heart
stroke is damage to brain

some heart attack patients may be from emboli, or have low cardiac output and also damage brain with hypoxia
both have some common risk!
smoking
obesity
high blood pressure
diabetes
hyperlipemia
prevention is best
acute care is an emergency. Call 911, take an Aspirin and go to er. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Myocardial Infarction (Definition)

Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more


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What are the first signs for heart attack or stroke?

What are the first signs for heart attack or stroke?

Heart attack/ Stroke: Heart attack: heaviness upon the anterior chest making pt sweat and pale radiating towards the left arm and or neck or jaw very intense for more that 30 minutes. Stroke: sudden incapacity of talking or significant difficulty to move one arm or one leg or half of the body, paralysis of one arm, leg or face. Many other signs could happen. ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a heart attack and stroke?

What are the signs when you get a heart attack and stroke?

Heart attack: Heart attack: pain chest, arm, jaw, back. Fatigue, shortness of breath.
Stroke: paralysis, numbness, facial droop. Altered speech etc. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the of the warning signs of stroke or heart attack?

Can you please discuss the of the warning signs of stroke or heart attack?

Chest and brain: Heart attack is damage to heart
stroke is damage to brain

some heart attack patients may be from emboli, or have low cardiac output and also damage brain with hypoxia
both have some common risk!
smoking
obesity
high blood pressure
diabetes
hyperlipemia
prevention is best
acute care is an emergency. Call 911, take an Aspirin and go to er. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a stroke or light heart attack?

What are the signs of a stroke or light heart attack?

Very different: A stroke usually will cause slurred speech or a weakness in an arm or leg. A heart attack usually causes chest pain & shortness of breath. ...Read more

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What are the signs that someone might be having a heart attack, stroke, seizure, or is fainting. What is the appropriate response?

What are the signs that someone might be having a heart attack, stroke, seizure, or is fainting. What is the appropriate response?

Chest and brain: Heart attack is damage to heart
stroke is damage to brain

some heart attack patients may be from emboli, or have low cardiac output and also damage brain with hypoxia
both have some common risk!
smoking
obesity
high blood pressure
diabetes
hyperlipemia
prevention is best
acute care is an emergency. Call 911, take an Aspirin and go to er. ...Read more

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Lately my left arm elbow been twitching I thibk its a vain I am 32 male 57 145 pounds this a sign of a heart attack or a stroke coming soon?

Lately my left arm elbow been twitching I thibk its a vain I am 32 male 57 145 pounds this a sign of a heart attack or a stroke coming soon?

Not a heart symptom: What you describe is not a symptom of a heart attack or stroke, but sounds like an irritable nerve or muscle. Veins Don't twitch. Have your physician examine you and refer you to an appropriate specialist if he/she deems it advisable. ...Read more

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Is intermittent tingling on two fingers and a pressure feeling on the tip of thumb on my left hand a sign of impending stroke or heart attack?

Is intermittent tingling on two fingers and a pressure feeling on the tip of thumb on my left hand a sign of impending stroke or heart attack?

Tingling: This is more than likely due to something in your neck irritating a sensory part of the nerve usually C6 or c7. If you are concerned about it you should see your family doctor. Signs of a stroke are usually more pronounced ie, facial weakness, arm weakness, speech disturbance, visual changes.. ...Read more

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What the difference between my anxiety symptoms and angina? The left side of my body goes numb after eating. I've been examined in the ER and the doctors said I have no signs of heart attack, stroke, or cancer. I didn't notice I was depressed. Could I be

What the difference between my anxiety symptoms and angina? The left side of my body goes numb after eating. I've been examined in the ER and the doctors said I have no signs of heart attack, stroke, or cancer. I didn't notice I was depressed. Could I be

When it happens: Angina means heart pain which is much much more likely to occur in older people and during physical exertion while panic attacks are often random, or due to some specific trigger such as supermarket/closed space likely elevator etc...During a panic attack, the symptoms are quite like angina. Being 24 and had work-up without cardiac involvement, panic is likely. Consult doc for treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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After eat gassy food i.E 'petai', feel minor pain like poke by needle at centre of my chess but after burp, it subsided. Is this sign of heart attack?

After eat gassy food i.E 'petai', feel minor pain like poke by needle at centre of my chess but after burp, it subsided. Is this sign of heart attack?

Probably not: Do you have heartburn? A possible explanation is gerd. Acid reflux at the esophagus can give you al kind if symptoms even pressure chest pain imitating heart attack. As I can see you have at least 3 risk factors for cad. Have you have a stress test? If not get one to be sure your heart is ok. ...Read more

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Is chest pressure due to heart attack likely to cause belching?

Is chest pressure due to heart attack likely to cause belching?

It can: Nausea vomiting and belching are frequently associated with heart attacks which can lead to delays on patients seeking treatment. ...Read more

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I have squeezing chest pressure and bleching. Heart attack? I have no left arm pain but keep belching and I am bloated.

I have squeezing chest pressure and bleching. Heart attack? I have no left arm pain but keep belching and I am bloated.

Chest pressure: If you are an 18 year old female, this decreases risk for a heart attack. However, squeezing chest pressure and belching can be symptoms for a heart attack or for angina. It you were an older man, I would likely recommend that you call 911. Please seek medical care if you your pain is not resolving or right away if you have any trouble breathing. ...Read more

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Ab pain w/bloating and belching that doesn't go away in the lower stomach. I have had dizziness/left arm tingling at times + fear heart attack. Er?

Ab pain w/bloating and belching that doesn't go away in the lower stomach. I have had dizziness/left arm tingling at times + fear heart attack. Er?

Abd bloating: Best to call your doctor and get a check up as soon as you can. Does not sound like a heart attack and it is better to see your doctor rather than go to the er. ...Read more

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What age can u have a heart attack or stroke?

What age can u have a heart attack or stroke?

Any, technically: Both heart attacks and strokes can occur at any age, from many different causes. Both involve disrupting the blood flow to the heart muscle and brain tissue, which can be caused by things like blood clots, medications/drugs, spasm of blood vessels or even air in the bloodstream. ...Read more

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How do I know if I had a heart attack or stroke?

How do I know if I had a heart attack or stroke?

Classic: Classic symptoms of heart attack - pressure in the chest, difficulty breathing, cold sweats, pain the jaw and left arm. Most commonly stroke will present with weakness or paralysis one side of the body, sometimes with difficulty in speaking.
Person having this symptoms should call 911. Range of the symptoms can be very large. This happens usually in older individual. ...Read more

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Is a heart attack or stroke a real possibility for teenagers?

Is a heart attack or stroke a real possibility for teenagers?

Teen: Not typically but there are certain diagnoses and drugs that can increase the likelihood of these things happening. ...Read more

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How do you prevent a heart attack or stroke?

How do you prevent a heart attack or stroke?

Prevent Heart Attack: To prevent heart attacks and strokes, you must eliminate inflammation and insulin resistance. Periodontal Disease is also a big contributor to heart attacks & strokes, so being checked by your dentist regularly is important. You are right to be wanting to prevent these events since heart attacks are the number one killer of both men and women, and strokes are the leading cause of disability. ...Read more

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Might it be that a a 17 year old have a heart attack or stroke?

Might it be that a a 17 year old have a heart attack or stroke?

Rare: Rare but possible. Congenital disease such as abnormal origin of coronary artery and hypertrophic ("thickened") heart disease can result in "heart attack". Inherited diseases that cause abnormal tissue can predispose to aneurysms and even dissections. Inflammatory diseases can also cause similar cardiovascular events. There are quite few possible origins for teenage heart and vascular disease. ...Read more

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Can having a violent temper cause a person to get a heart attack or stroke?

Can having a violent temper cause a person to get a heart attack or stroke?

Not alone: Other risk factors must be present to cause atherosclerosis and blockage.
Coronary spasm can happen but is not the usual.

Violent temper and bad behavior needs investigation and treatment! ...Read more

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I'm on androgel 10 mg since 6 yrars im scared from heart attack or stroke how can I protect myself?

I'm on androgel 10 mg since 6 yrars im scared from heart attack or stroke how can I protect myself?

See PCP: There have been 2 articles published suggesting a potential risk to stroke and cardiac disease, these were poorly written articles and refuted by many authorities in the field at the last AUA annual meeting. If there are any concerns about cardiac or carotid arterial disease please see your PCP and have them assess your symptoms and based on their exam exam and assessment go from there. ...Read more

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What causes a massive heart attack or stroke?

What causes a massive heart attack or stroke?

Atherosclerosis: Depends on one's personal risks
smoking, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipemia, diabetes
, family history.
Simply, one blocks the feeding artery to part of the heart muscle and low flow, or no flow causes ischemia which cause death of the heart cells, which is a heart attack!
myocardial infarction is the medical term. Ekg and lab tests show the damage. ...Read more

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Is it common at 28 to have a heart attack or stroke?

Is it common at 28 to have a heart attack or stroke?

No, it would be rare: Unless there is high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, smoking or obesity, there is no reason to have a heart attack/stroke before 50 years of age. ...Read more

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How often does diet lead to a heart attack or stroke?

How often does diet lead to a heart attack or stroke?

Very often.: In western industrialized societies, diet is possibly the most important risk factor for developing coronary artery disease and peripheral artery disease (affecting the brain circulation). ...Read more

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Can one night of drug use cause a heart attack or stroke?

Can one night of drug use cause a heart attack or stroke?

Yes: Depends the drug

even over the counter medication can do it.

Careful! ...Read more

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Can a fall on slippery a floor causes heart attack or stroke?

Can a fall on slippery a floor causes heart attack or stroke?

Stroke: Heart attack and stroke can make you fall. If you hit your head in a fall, you can have stroke..... ...Read more

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Does everyone eventually die from a heart attack or stroke? Health wise?

Does everyone eventually die from a heart attack or stroke? Health wise?

Death: Everyone eventually dies but there are many causes besides heart attack and stroke. ...Read more

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What type of pain occurs before, during, and after heart attack or stroke?

Many varied forms: A heart attack and a stroke are two anatomically different problems with both due to the sudden blockage of blood flow, the former to the heart, the later to the brain. Heart attack pain can be any discomfort in the chest from severe pressure to mild ache or even no pain, just nausea. Stroke usually causes no pain but loss of vision, speech, strength in an arm or leg or dizziness. ...Read more

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What are the chances someone having a heart attack or stroke in there 30's?

Rare.: Stroke risk is about 1/5000 for those under 45 with most of the risk borne by those with congenital or acquired problems of the heart, blood, or serious inflammatory disease, metabolic disorders, or drug ingestion. If you have none of these your risk is substantially lower. ...Read more

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Why do people have a second heart attack or stroke even if they are treated?

Why do people have a second heart attack or stroke even if they are treated?

Depends: Some people still smoke, having high cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure and having multiple risk factors. So despite one heart attack or stroke that was treated the blockages can still occur again. Good luck ...Read more

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Does hypotension cause a heart attack or stroke?

Hypotension: If the blood pressure drops low in a coronary artery disease patient or cerebral vascular disease patient it could cause a heart attack or stroke. ...Read more

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Epinephrine -- does it's use cause a heart attack or stroke?

Epinephrine -- does it's use cause a heart attack or stroke?

Maybe: There is too much of a good thing. Epinephrine is a natural hormone with necessary functions. Too much can, and does, cause heart attack, hypertension, anxiety, stroke. Aside from exogenous sources, few natural conditions cause excess Epinephrine (eg, pheochromocytoma). ...Read more

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How long befor you will have heart attack or stroke due to high bp?

How long befor you will have heart attack or stroke due to high bp?

Probability: Both CVA and mi have increased probability if you have high blood pressure. The timing varies from soon to never. Normalization of BP significantly decreases event probability. ...Read more

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I have insomnia can you have heart attack or stroke from insomnia in young age?

I have insomnia can you have heart attack or stroke from insomnia in young age?

No: Chronic sleep deprivation has many long-term adverse effects but will not cause heart attack or stroke in a young person. Talk to your health care provider about sleep hygiene and ways to get better sleep. A sleep specialist may be needed. ...Read more

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What is the effect of giving a vasodilator to a person suffering from heart attack or stroke?

What is the effect of giving a vasodilator to a person suffering from heart attack or stroke?

Think this way: Like stepping on a garden hose cuts down the amount of water coming out of the hose, a vasodilator would remove your foot from the hose allowing more water to flow. Similarly, vasodilators enhance blood flow through a constricted vessel and help blood flow to an area being robbed of that important blood. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a blood test can indicate if you have had a minor heart attack or stroke?

Is it possible that a blood test can indicate if you have had a minor heart attack or stroke?

No!: Blood tests don't make the diagnosis of strokes. When you have chest pain, go to er where testing of blood ; other tests for heart attacks are done. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

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


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more