Common Heart Attack

Common Heart Attack

The heart is one of the most important muscles in the body. It is the one that is responsible for the pumping of the blood that is needed all over the body, so it is very important to know the cause and symptoms of heart attack. Knowing the symptoms and how to take action can save your own life or someone else’s life.

Heart attacks vary from person to person. Some people are experiencing mild pain while others experience severe pain. Some people will have warning symptoms in advance but for some people they may not experience any symptoms at all, it may be a sudden cardiac arrest.

The most common symptoms of heart attack are:

  • Chest pain or discomfort- it may feel like pressure, fullness, squeezing or pain that may spread to the arm, back, neck, jaw and stomach
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Light-headedness’ or dizziness
  • Cold sweat
  • Fatigue

For some people who already hada heart attack, the symptoms may not be the same. However formost people the old symptom may reoccur. If you encounter someone who is having a heart attack and is unconscious, you must first call for medical help, then do the CPR for about 100 times a minute, it should be fast and hard.

In one study, expert says that stress may be one of the causes of heart attack. Stressful life events like a death from a love one, divorce, abusive relationship, job loss or business failure. Stress can accelerate the development of common heart disease and precipitate acute heart crisis. So if you are the one who is experiencing stressful things, you must learn how to handle and react to it properly. If you are experiencing severe emotional stress, it will be helpful to have a professional advice.

If you are experiencing the signs and symptoms above you must immediately pay attention and seek medical advice. Delaying in treatment, ignoring the symptoms and negligence can be deadly.