Atypical Symptoms of Heart Attack - Published in Heart & Circulatory Health

Most people usually think that heart attack (myocardial infarction) always produces chest pain and it cannot be missed, but this is not true ... Sometimes, heart attack presents with atypical symptoms that are confusing and may be related to other organs and diseases ... No doubt, chest pain is the most common and typical symptom of heart attack, but other somewhat atypical symptoms may also be due to a heart attackView thread »

Heart Attack and Its Early Recognition - Published in Heart & Circulatory Health

Heart is the vital pumping organ of the body ... Heart attack is irreversible death of heart tissue, which occurs when the oxygen supply to a specific part of the heart cuts off due to decreased blood supply or partial block in the blood supply to the heartView thread »

Raise in troponin level has high chance of mortality. Is that true? - Answered in Cardiology

At that time I feel some pain travels from my heart down my arm to my thumb like a lightening bolt ... I have had heart attack symptoms such as intermittent central chest pain, bilateral arm pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, back ache, fast heart beat at 110 beats at resting and jaw pain for over six months ... I did have an agoraphobic panic attackView thread »

Best Treatment for Panic Disorder - Published in Emotional and Mental Health

Panic disorder is a condition characterized by extreme anxiety attacks which mimic heart attack symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, palpitation, heavy breathing, sweating, choking, etc … View thread »

What are the chances of developing a heart attack in a GAD patient? - Answered in Cardiology

I always worried about her heart ... I have GAD specifically focus on health anxiety and often experience heart attack symptoms so much so that I have gone to my doctor and the ER many times (always to be cleared) … View thread »

I have chest congestion, acid reflux, and heartburn. Is it GERD or a heart attack? - Answered in General Medicine

Tonight I had what I think was acid reflux or heartburn ... I was reading online about the symptoms of GERD but also started reading about heart attack symptoms ... Is this a sign of anxiety, hypochondriasis, or a heart attack ... , are some of the food that you need to avoid, to relieve the symptomsView thread »

Which is a good medicine to prevent heart diseases in a diabetic patient? - Answered in Cardiology

... a strong risk factor for coronary artery disease. You had chest discomfort and one episode of heart attack like symptoms and your ECG was normal at that ... … View thread »

Coronary Artery Disease - a Common Fatal Heart Problem - Published in Heart & Circulatory Health

Coronary artery disease is characterized by blockages in the arteries, which supply blood to the heart ... This, in turn, will cause nutrition and oxygen deprivement of the heart, which leads to pain and damage to the heart muscle ... Heart dysfunction leads to symptoms or heart attack ... They are stable disease or heart attack ... Symptoms of Heart Attack The symptoms of a heart attack include the following: Pain and pressure or discomfort in the center of the chest usually on the left side … View thread »

Is Your Chest Pain a Heartburn or a Heart Attack? - Published in Heart & Circulatory Health

While heart attack and heartburn are two very different conditions, it is quite possible to confuse one with the other ... A heart attack is often accompanied by chest pain, shortness of breath, weakness, paleness, and sweating ... So, if you have these symptoms, and they do not subside with rest or the use of regular antacids, it is recommended that you call for medical assistance first before opting for first-aid … View thread »

My grandmother suffered a minor heart attack. Can medicines remove the heart block? - Answered in Cardiology

 After checking the ECG report, the doctor said that she suffered a minor heart attack ... He said that my grandmother has a blockage in the heart ... I can see some changes, which confirms that she suffered a heart attackView thread »

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