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Heart Attack

If you think you are having a heart attack, call for emergency medical services right away. Occurs when blood flow to the heart muscle is interrupted. Oxygen cannot get to the heart muscle, causing tissue damage or tissue death.

Heart Attack Signs and symptoms:

Heart Attack Symptoms usually come on quickly

  • Squeezing, heavy chest pain behind breastbone especially with:
    • Exercise or exertion
    • Emotional stress
    • Cold weather
    • A large meal
  • Pain in the left shoulder, left arm, or jaw
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sweating
  • Clammy skin
  • Nausea
  • Weakness
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Anxiety
  • Feeling a sense of doom or panic without apparent reason

Heart Attack Treatment:

Within the first six hours after a heart attack, you may be given medications to break up blood clots in the coronary arteries.

  • Aspirin
  • Oxygen
  • Pain-relieving medication
  • Nitrate medications
  • Other antiplatelet agents
  • Beta-blockers and/or angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor medications
  • Anti-anxiety medication
  • Cholesterol-lowering medications such as statin drugs Surgery

If you have severe blockages you may need surgery right away or after recovery, such as:

  • Balloon angioplasty with or without stenting
  • Atherectomy
  • Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)

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