Briefly. The first signal can be sudden death- as pain happens.
Seconds.. The most deleterious effect of any heart attack is electrical instability of the heart leading to fatal arrhythmias. That is why the internet tells you to cough if you feel chest pain and light headed, it can keep your blood pressure up. Otherwise, death will ensue in seconds (yes, it really works). If you are asking for long term, that depends on several factors, re-ask your question if so.
I was wondering if watching horror movies and the killing scenes in them is dangerous? Can it damage you, or kill you? Heart attack? I have anxiety
NO!!! It's not for real and just make believe. See a psychiatrist if you feel differently. Read more...
Went out drinking lastnite woke u this morning my chest is killing me n I know I'm not having a heart attack but it feels that way?
Reflux. It is not uncommon to experience severe esophageal reflux and even gastritis after drinking alcohol. Both these can cause very uncomfortable substernal ( beneath the breastbone) pain. But you cannot exclude the heart if this persists. If it worsens or persists you should see your doctor. Read more...
My heart doctor thinks j have dysautonomia. I am 27. I am so scared it will kill me I can't function. Scared of heart attack. Holter recorded a PVC.
Diagnosed with coronary microvascular disease. Can this kill me / cause heart attack? Is it dangerous? Drs around here dont know much about it.
Microvascular ds. Coronary microvascular disease describes poor oxygen supply to the heart despite normal arteries; the idea is that the tiny blood vessels don't allow normal flow. It is often discussed but is hard to diagnose. In my experience most people given this diagnosis do not actually have proof of it. Since you have had evaluation, it may be worth getting a 2nd opinion; consider a HealthTap inbox consult. Read more...