Heart Attack

Heart Attack

How Does a Heart Attack Occur?

One of the most common ailments is a heart attack. A heart attack occurs with sudden pain and tightness in the chest. Early recognition of the condition and initiation of intervention are vital. Early intervention prevents damage to the patient's heart muscles. Early signs of a heart attack should be considered and discussed with the physician. Otherwise, there is a high probability that the heart vessels will be blocked and the heart muscle will be without oxygen.

What Causes a Heart Attack?

There are many reasons why a heart attack can occur. In general, there are two factors that create the risk of heart attack. The first is "unchangeable risks" and the second is "modifiable risks". In the category of non-modifiable risks:

  • Age
  • Gender
  • Genetic factors are involved. Men with a family history of heart attacks are particularly at risk.

Modifiable risks are:

  • Cigaret
  • diabetes disease
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • It can be listed as having high blood fats.

Our Cardiovascular Diseases specialists provide successful results in identifying people at risk of heart attack, treating and performing surgery.

What are the symptoms of a heart attack?

If the symptoms of a heart attack are recognized early and treatment is started, life-threatening can be prevented. In this respect, it is of great importance for the patient to be aware of the symptoms by listening to himself. Major heart attack symptoms include:

  • chest pain

  • Shortness of breath

  • pain in the trunk

  • dizziness

  • Nausea and vomiting.

Symptoms of a heart attack may also occur with sudden attacks of fatigue in women as well as the above.

Heart Attack Treatment Methods

Heart attack can be prevented with first aid. However, it is imperative that there is someone who knows first aid around the patient. In addition, if the patient has a suspected heart attack, aspirin, oxygen therapy and nitroglycerin methods can be applied. Such measures are classified as preventative. There are also treatments applied as a result of a definitive diagnosis. These; heart stenting, angioplasty, bypass, heart valve, pacemaker and heart transplant. The methods applied are monitored according to the successful completion of the treatment and the condition of the heart.

Things to Consider After Heart Attack Surgery

After heart attack surgery, the patient should improve his lifestyle and live as recommended by his physician. Avoiding stress, smoking, etc. It is very important to give up harmful habits, eat healthy and use the medicines recommended by the doctor without interruption. In this period, providing fat and weight control is among the important details.

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