Can you tell me what to expect with someone who has here experienced a truamatic event like a heart attack or cardiac arrest?

Traumatic event. I can't tell if you are wondering about physical symptoms or psychological and emotional symptoms. Certainly it is common to experience fear and depression or anxiety after a heart attack. That can affect the risk for another heart attack. .

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Chest cardiac arrest heart attack, can you tell me about this?

Heart attack. Cardiac arrest is when your heart stops. A heart attack is when part of your heart is not getting enough blood flow. A heart attack can certainly trigger a cardiac arrest. Sometimes that is the first and only symptom a person with coronary artery disease will have. . Read more...

What are the signs of a heart attack or cardiac arrest?

MI cardiac arrest. read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myocardial_infarction Sign of cardiac arrest is no pulse and you fall over and look like you're dead. Heart association web site has lots of information. Read more...

If BP is under control you can have heart attack or cardiac arrest?

Yes, unfortunately. If you have coronary artery disease, smoke, have high cholesterol, uncontrolled diabetes and many other problems, unfortunately you are still at risk for a heart attack or cardiac arrest, even if your BP is under control. Read more...
Absolutely. There are many noncardiac causes of cardiac arrest. BP control, other risk factor modification definitely improves your health and longevity. The best way to think is shifting a curve - kind of like this image. Even coronary artery disease is possible with excellent BP control, cholesterol and risk modification. But it is less likely. Read more...

In a healthy heart can strong emotions such as fear, anger, anxiety and a rxn to a natural disaster cause a heart attack or cardiac arrest? : (

Unlikey. Need other issues-atherosclerosis and risk factors smoking, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, diabetes, etc. Read more...
Yes. There is a condition caused "broken heart syndrome, " where someone can get cardiac arrest from severe stress or emotions. It is quite rare, but it can happen. It is caused by the surge of stress hormones, like adrenaline, that can be released from severe stress. I must stress - no pun intended - that it is rare, but it can happen, and I have seen it happen. Read more...
Broken Heart. "Acute stress cardiomyopathy" is a condition which mimics heart attack. It can cause severe heart complications including heart failure and death. The diagnosis is generally made by the history (a sudden severe emotional or physical stress followed by chest symptoms) and the finding of heart muscle dysfunction (often in Takotsubo pattern) and no coronary artery occlusion to explain it. . Read more...
Rarely. Although very uncommon, sudden cardiac arrest has occured in people with healthy hearts when sudden severe emotional trauma has occurred. Read more...
Extremely rare, but. The event you have worried is extremely rare and unpredictable in attesting life is a constantly changing adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living. How to face life reality? Peruse articles in Basics of Life Reality & Self-care in http://formefirst.com/Basics-SelfImprovement.html and its related articles inside the category. Read more...