Chapters 1 - 2
Read the information below to learn more about symptoms leading to a heart attack. What you can do to prevent a heart attack? What first aid should you give to a person who is suffering a heart attack?
A heart attack is when the blood supply to the heart muscle is either blocked or severely reduced. This can be caused by a blood clot that becomes wedged in the coronary artery.
The American Heart Association says that these are the most common warning signals of a heart attack:
Less common warning signs of heart attack are...
Aspirin may reduce the risk of a heart attack by reducing inflammation in the blood vessels. Currently, the American Heart Association estimates that 5,000 to 10,000 lives could be saved each year if people would take aspirin when they experience symptoms of a heart attack.
can condition your heart if you exercise for at least 30 minutes, 3-4 times a week. The
best exercises for your heart are brisk walking, jogging, cycling and swimming.
Determine the location of the plane at the time of the heart attack and again at the place where the plane went down.
Things to remember:
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