Category Archives: Heart Attack

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Jaw Pain & Heart Attack — What’s the Link?

When you think about heart attacks, you might recall certain telltale symptoms associated with this medical emergency. A heart attack victim might clutch their chest in pain or feel discomfort in their left arm. These are some of the most common signs of a heart attack, but one symptom that often goes unrecognized is jaw […]

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2022
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Life After Heart Attacks in Low-Income and Minority Communities

A recent JAMA study on the long-term effects of heart attacks has revealed an improvement in hospitalization and mortality rates after a 10-year period for a majority of people but not for low-income and minority communities.  Mortality rates and recurrence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), or heart attack, after one year, have declined in the […]

  • Posted on: May 19 2022
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Bradycardia

Can a slower than normal heart rate be a sign of damage from a heart attack? Lowering your heart rate is a good thing. That’s one of the goals of deep breathing exercises, meditation, and “getting back to nature”, right? We are constantly being told that our stress levels are too high and that we […]

  • Posted on: Jan 11 2022
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Heart Attack Risks You Can Control

Are there things that can be done to lower the chances of having a heart attack? Someone in the U.S. has a heart attack every 40 seconds… Myocardial infarctions, more commonly known as heart attacks, are the result of a loss or decrease of blood flow to the heart. Like any other muscle, if the […]

  • Posted on: Jun 22 2019
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