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If I took my meds regularly and eat healthy and do sports and stay active. Do I still die from. Heart attack or lungs.. .. I have ra?

Take care ; worry . Less. It's great that you are worried about taking care of yourself. Just worry a little less. Even with ra. Take your meds as prescribed. Be good to yourself. Many of us will succumb to heart attack and lung disease. I wouldn't lose sleep over it. Be well. Read more...
Lower . Statistics heart, cancer, stroke are still death leaders. But good choices reduce chance, and delay onset of trouble in general. Read more...

How do people die when they fall down during heart attack?

Already Dead. Bit of a gory question, but generally, people have a rhythm problem that causes them to fall, in which case they were legally dead before they began falling. On rare occasion, the pain causes someone to fall in which case the head trauma on impact with the ground causes bleeding. Read more...

How can you just have a massive heart attack out of nowhere and die?

Not out of nowhere. Heart attacks due to coronary artery disease are the end result of years of build-up of disease. This can be due to family history, tobacco use, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, lack of regular aerobic exercise. Read more...
Unfrtunately . Sudden death is the first symptom in about one third of those who have a heart attack. Risk factors and treatment of those risk factors is critical. Read more...

How can someone be fine one night, then hours later die of heart attack?

Sudden death. Heart attacks are caused from a clot in the coronary artery. 10-25% of heart attack patients can develop ventricular fibrillation within the first 8 hours that causes the sudden death if not detected and shocked immediately. Read more...
Yes. A great number of heart attacks can be sudden and fatal. The incidence of sudden death is higher with age, with organic heart disease and ejection fraction <=35%, critical left main coronary artery stenosis, critical aortic stenosis, previous unrevascularized myocardial infarction territory, acute aortic dissection specially in patients with marfan's syndrome, pulmonary hypertension. Read more...

What causes a heart attack? Why do some people die from them while others live?

Heart attack. heart attack means part of the heart muscle has died due to lack of blood supply. If you kill enough of the heart you can't survive as there isn't enough to pump blood to your body. In some cases even a small heart attack can cause electrical issues that can cause sudden death but these are more random and more difficult to predict. Read more...

What are the chances of a 23yo female to have a heart attack or to die suddenly?

Very low. but everything is possible. Read more...
Rare. The incidence of coronary artery disease in healthy 23 year old women is extremly uncommon. Heart disease is a disease of the middle aged and elderly. There are some forms of congential heart disease and if you have a family history of early coronary artery disease or are having what you feel to be symptoms of CAD see your doctor to discuss. Read more...
Rare but. Heart attacks in people under 30 are rare, but sudden cardiac arrest can occur with cocaine, alcohol & other recreational drug use. Also people with a congenital heart defect (which may previously have gone undetected) can also die from these suddenly. Here is an article addressing the non-drug causes: http://tinyurl.com/le4tecc Info about drugs & alcohol's effect: http://tinyurl.com/lgeupxw. Read more...

Supposing you ate 20 tubs of butter during one day. Would you die of a heart attack?

Hahaha. I'm sorry i had to laugh. It just sounded funny. The clogging of the arteries to the heart is a process that takes months and years, depositing the cholesterols there takes time. When you put a stress later in clogged arteries, like electricity there is better flow to open arteries and deprive the flow to the clogged ones. If you retch after the butter, that's the stress, the cause is way back. Read more...

My grandma had a heart attack please help!? I just found out she had one and she lives 7 hours away. I don't know if she will be okay can you die after having one?

Variable. One can die, but most are saved and improved, depending on age and total, risk factors, and amount of damage. Call her doctor or nurse and get the information. Read more...
Yes. Still today, about 50% of people still die on first heart attack. Early diagnosis and inmediate coronary revascularization, chemical/interventional is lifesaving. Read more...