Heart Attack, also called a Myocardial Infarction
Heart Attack, also known as Myocardial Infarction, is an acute episode of Heart disease due to insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle. The term “Cardiomyopathy” could also be used; a serious disease in which the heart muscle becomes inflamed and doesn't work as well as it should. The symptoms of heart attack are usually severe constricting pain in the chest and difficulty in breathing. Discomfort or pain caused by a heart attack may be felt in the chest, abdomen, upper back, neck, jaw and one or both arms.
Some people mistake heart attack symptoms for other problems, such as heartburn, indigestion or a pulled muscle.
The symptoms of heartburn also known as acid reflux, include a bitter or acid taste in the mouth and the sensation of food or liquid coming up into the throat or mouth.
Indigestion burning or pain in the upper abdomen.
A muscle strain, also called a pulled muscle, occurs when a muscle is stretched too far, or by engaging in physical activity without properly warming up first.
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance that is produced by body and is also in foods that come from animal source (meat and dairy products). Cholesterol in the blood can build up inside arteries, causing them to narrow (atherosclerosis), also known as arteriosclerotic vascular disease or (ASVD) is the starting point for most heart and circulation problems.
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