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Symptom of heart attack?

Symptom of heart attack?

Lots of things: Chest pain, with or without radiation to the arms, back, shoulders or jaw, sweating, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure and shortness of breath tend to be the most common. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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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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How long could impending doom symptom last before heart attack?

How long could impending doom symptom last before heart attack?

Briefly: It is in evolution when that symptom comes along. Pallor, pain, diaphoresis, feel really bad! ...Read more

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Have experienced many symptom of a heart attack, does it mean i'm going to have one?

Have experienced many symptom of a heart attack, does it mean i'm going to have one?

Doctor can evaluate: Doctors cannot predict when a particular patient will have a heart attack. Doctors usually talk about the risk of having a heart attack. If a patient has a 25% chance of a heart attack in 2013, that means out of 4 such patients, 1 will have a heart attack. However, 3 out of 4 such patients should not have a heart attack that year. A doctor can evaluate probable heart attack symptoms, right away. ...Read more

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Symptom of stroke or heart attack?

Symptom of stroke or heart attack?

what's the question?: Apologies, but what exactly are you asking? If you are concerned about either and feel that you have symptoms, you need to go to the emergency room or see your pcp to be examined. ...Read more

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Why is nausea a symptom of a heart attack? What exactly causes the nausea?

Why is nausea a symptom of a heart attack? What exactly causes the nausea?

Variable: Nausea is not a major one, but with right coronary, abdominal pain and nausea may occur. Similarly with low blood pressure or pulse nausea can occur.Symptoms: chest and neck and left arm pain can all occur elephant sitting on your chest shortness of breath fatigue anxiety fear some are asymptomatic signs: cold clammy low pulse rate, or fast irregular sudden death, . ...Read more

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Had a heart checkup 3 years ago, all well. Now I feel i'm having heart attack symptom. Is it possible for heart to deteriorate in 3 years?

Had a heart checkup  3 years ago, all well. Now I feel i'm having heart attack symptom. Is it possible for heart to deteriorate in 3 years?

Possible: In you age it is rather unusual to have coronary artery disease. If you have strong family history of heart attack, very abnormal levels of cholesterol and unhealthy life style - it is possible for you to have heart attack. ...Read more

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Is chest pain alone symptom of heart attack?

Is chest pain alone symptom of heart attack?

Not always: Chest pain is a classic symptom of a heart attack, particularly mid-sternal, crushing or pressure-type pain radiating to the neck, jaw or arm. But other symptoms are common, including: nausea, diaphoresis (heavy, cold sweats), shortness of breath, dizziness, even abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Can respiration of 40 per minute be dangerous? If so how? Could it be a symptom of stroke or heart attack?

Can respiration of 40 per minute be dangerous? If so how? Could it be a symptom of stroke or heart attack?

Yes dangerous: If heart attack causes heart failure like pulmonary edema it can cause tachypnea resp rate of 30 to 40. Stroke can also cause some time central nervous system to accelerate. Resp rate or some time massive stroke causes brain edema and increased intracranial. Pressure and increased resp. Rate. Sometimes stroke causes upper airway. Obstruction by lots of secretions in throat and it causes tachp. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Myocardial Infarction (Definition)

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