Major reasons behind the heart attack.

Heart patients, if joined together would account for a considerable amount of population around the world. There are so many heart diseases, prevailed among these heart patients. Generally, these diseases lead to one single result, heart attack. There may be several causes for a heart attack. It is most important to know, what exactly is heart attack. Heart attack is wider term which generally occurs when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscles is interrupted, abruptly. Still heart attacks cannot be confined to merely blockage of muscle. Heart attack can also be lead to heart failure. In such a condition its inability of the heart to pump enough blood, required for the body necessities.

There may be several reasons behind such heart diseases. Taking toxic substances such as cocaine, indulging into smoke, emotional stress, extreme cold conditions, these things often lead to heart attacks. Increasing age, obesity, stress and diabetic patients are more prone to heart diseases as compared to normal people.

Besides body pain, tiredness or dizziness, chest pain is the most symptoms of heart attacks though not all types of chest pains or bodily pain may have heart attack as the eventual result. The main reason of the chest pain is angina, angina occurs when heart is not getting enough blood and oxygen which causes problems later on. Another reason of chest pain can be observed when blood gets thick. The most common symptom is chest pain that may feel like tightness, heavy pressure, squeezing, or crushing pain. The pain may spread to the arm, shoulder, jaw, or back.

A heart attack occurs when blood flow to a part of your heart is blocked for a long enough time that part of the heart muscle is damaged or dies. It results when a blood clot completely obstructs a coronary vein supplying blood to the heart muscle and heart muscle diminishes. Another name for a heart attack is  myocardial infarction, cardiac infarction and coronary thrombosis.  If the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked. People who are seventy plus and are diabetic may get a silent heart-attack. Silent heart attack refers to that heart attack which causes no pain and all of sudden attacks. Studies indicate that about one fifth of mild heart attacks cannot diagnose. If this is the case, there are many people who are suffering progressive heart muscle damage because it is not being treated. It is suggested to all the heart-patients to get diagnosed properly from their concern physician to stop heart attack.

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