Symptoms of a Heart Attack

A heart attack can be very dangerous to the health. It is the stop of the flow of blood to the heart. The complications that arise from a heart attack are better avoided than experienced. In the successive lines, we shall discuss the symptoms of an impending heart attack.

What Is a Heart Attack?

Heart attacks are common in the world. In the U.S. statistics, there’s one heart attack for every 40 seconds. [1] During the period of the stop of flow of blood to the heart, the heart’s muscle weaken/die. The longer the attack continues, the more damage would be done to the heart. A heart attack is caused by the build-up of plaques in the arteries, [2] as well as blood clots [3] from a torn heart vessels. A number of things can cause the build-up of plaques. High cholesterol level, high blood pressure, and cigarette smoking can increase the build-up of plaques.