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Signs and Symptoms

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According to the American Heart Association, heart attacks claim a victim approximately every 43 seconds. Because 80 percent of heart attacks occur in private, residential settings, it’s important to understand the signs and symptoms. Knowing the common signs of a heart attack can mean the difference between life and death because heart attacks require immediate … Continue reading “Signs and Symptoms”

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How to avoid a heart attack

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There are two important areas to consider when it comes to preventing a first — or subsequent — heart attack. The first one is knowing your family history. Heart disease can have a genetic component and can cluster in families. If close relatives have had heart disease, this may put you at a higher risk … Continue reading “How to avoid a heart attack”

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Surviving a Heart Attack

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If you think you’re having a heart attack… If your symptoms last more than 10 minutes, seek immediate medical help. Your best bet is to call 9-1-1. Most ambulances are equipped with emergency cardiac equipment, and the responders are trained in lifesaving procedures, so they can start treating you as soon as they arrive. (Arriving … Continue reading “Surviving a Heart Attack”

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