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Heart Attack

Updated: Jan 17, 2023

What Is A Heart Attack?

A heart attack occurs when the blood flow to the heart is severely reduced or completely blocked. The main cause of this blockage is due to high cholesterol and fat.

Symptoms Of A Heart Attack?

Symptoms of a heart attack vary from person to person as some have mild symptoms, severe symptoms or no symptoms at all.

Here are some common symptoms of a heart attack.

  • Chest pain that may feel like pressure, tightness, pain, squeezing or aching

  • Pain or discomfort that spreads to the shoulder, arm, back, neck, jaw, teeth or sometimes the upper belly

  • Cold sweats

  • Fatigue

  • Shortness of breath

  • Heartburn or indigestion

  • Lightheadedness or sudden dizziness

  • Nausea


Immediate treatment is needed for a heart attack to prevent death. Call 911 or emergency medical help if you think you might be having a heart attack.

How Can I Prevent From Having A Heart Attack?

Exercising, eating accordingly, maintaining a healthy weight, limiting your amount of smoking and drinking, managing your blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and blood sugars are all crucial to preventing a heart attack.

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