A Soul To Wellness Talk

A Soul To Wellness Talk

Practically 14 millionAmericans have a historyof heart attack or ...More
Practically 14 millionAmericans have a historyof heart attack orangina. A heart attack,or myocardial infarction(MI), is permanent damageto the heart muscle. Less

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Nearly 14 million Americans have a history of heart attack or angina. A heart attack, or myocardial infarction (MI), is long-term damage to the heart muscle.
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Practically 14 million Americans have a history of cardiac arrest or angina. It is now one of the leading causes of death in the America. More than 1 million Americans have cardiac arrest each year. A cardiac arrest, or myocardial infarction (MI), is long-term damages to the heart muscle. "Myo" implies muscle, "cardial" describes the heart and "infarction" means death of cells due to lack of blood supply.

The heart itself needs continuous energy in the kind of oxygen and nutrients, which all come from the blood that delivered through the coronary arteries. A clog in the coronary arteries prevents blood flow and triggers the heart muscle to starve. When heart muscle passes away, this is called a heart attack or myocardial infarction.

Luckily, modern medicine already provides medical therapy intense heart attack. Preventive measures have been recognized and are now being taught to avoid such an attack from repeating or occurring. Beta blockers are medications utilized to lower heart rate and blood pressure. These can be given with an intravenous (IV) line or by mouth. If a person is having a heart attack, oxygen is utilized by means of nose plugs or a facemask. This serves if breathing is tough or the amount of oxygen in the blood is low.

Plavix (clopidogrel) is an extra platelet blocker provided to those having a heart attack. A statin, or cholesterol pill, is often offered to those having a heart attack. T-PA (tissue plasminogen activator) and comparable medicines can break apart an obstruction and restore blood flow.

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There are useful means that can reduce the chances of having a heart attack. Consuming at least five fruits and veggies daily, exercising at least 2.5 hours per week, keeping a healthy weight and not cigarette smoking can decrease your opportunities of heart problem by 35 percent, and the threat of dying by 40 percent, compared to individuals with less healthy way of livings.

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