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Without An Autopsy How Can You Tell If Someone Died Of A Stroke Or Heart Attack
An autopsy is an examination of an individual after death to ascertain the cause of death. It can be a complete examination of all organs or a focussed examination of one (or several) organ(s). It may involve gross examination (features obvious to the naked eye) as well as microscopic examination of dissected tissues. The results are often released in the form ...Read more
My mother recently died from a heart attack while having a stroke during dialysis. How could this be?
Heart attack: A stroke is to the brain what a heart attack is to the heart. You could call a stroke a brain attack. They don't clinically look alike because losing brain tissue causes neurologic symptoms and heart attack causes heart symptoms like pain and shortness of breath. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me the chances of diseases of the heart (heart attack, stroke, blockage etc.) for a man in his forties ?
Coronary: Coronary arteries can spasm and if duration long enough damage can be done. If identified during work up there is treatment . Most heart attacks are atherosclerotic and thrombotic. Migraines and headaches can relate to spasm, but brain damage from those is unusual. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stroke: In young individuals, the presence of an aneurysm or diseases of blood vessels, maneuvers that increase the intracranial pressure such as screaming does have the potential to lead to rupture of blood vessels with the potential for stroke. However, in those who are healthy with normal blood vessels it is highly unlikely. The same principles apply to coronary arteries. Watch for other points of view ...Read more
Hi im 17 old guy and I have had anxiety for 2 months and latley I've been scared of having a stroke or heart attack what are the odds???? Im scared!!!
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