A red thrombus (ie clot) causing a 100% occlusion of a 4mm in diameter circumflex coronary artery which caused a ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (ie heart attack). Never underestimate the ability of something so small to kill you.
Zach Goss 230-012. This article talks about how adults can experience "silent heart attacks". The silent heart attacks are a form of a heart attack in which the person feels mininmal symptoms of a heart attack. The silent heart attacks do not feel as bad as regular heart attacks but are more serious because adults don't get medical attention until it is too late. This artilce relates to the chapter because the article talks about the leading causes of death among adults in chapter 8
Mediterranean Diet 101: A Meal Plan and Beginner's Guide
The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that people used to eat in countries like Italy and Greece back in the year 1960. Researchers noted that these people were exceptionally healthy compared to Americans and had a low risk of many killer diseases. Numerous studies have now shown that the Mediterranean diet can cause weight loss and help prevent heart attacks, strokes, type 2 diabetes and premature death. Learn more here…
likely due to the stunning results of a five-year Spanish study, published in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine last year. Why all the excitement? We’ve known about the heart-healthy Mediterranean Diet for years. But this study was the first major randomized clinical trial (the gold standard of scientific research proving cause and effect) that used meaningful endpoints, including heart attack, stroke and death. #mediterraneandiet
How To Recognize A Heart Attack One Month Before It Happens
Did you know that the main cause of death in the US are heart attacks? These are the symptoms that you might experience a month before a heart attack.
Heart attack is the leading cause of death worldwide. Here are six warning signs you mightn’t be aware of.
Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest Warning Signs - Knowing the main causes ahead of time is crucial, remember that more than 600,000 Americans fall victim to heart disease each year #heart #attacks #cardiac #diseases #health #sports