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.
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…
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
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
Fibromyalgia patients often show Symptoms of Costochondritis which include: Pain in the ribcage and chest which worsens with exercise or any activity. Pain when inhaling deeply, sneezing and coughing due to stretching of the inflamed cartilage. Pain radiates from the chest to the arms and shoulders and, in this manner, mimics a heart attack. Pain is often accompanied by inflammation or redness, a condition known as Tietze's Syndrome.
"Heart Attacks and Setbacks"- I had a heart attack on Christmas Day 2012. Find out the details of what happened on that day and what we all can learn from it about the power of attitude and putting your trust in God. It's the first post in a series you won't want to miss. Please like it and share it with everyone you know who has had a heart attack or other health problem that has caused a setback in their life. http://www.cfinancialfreedom.com/heart-attacks-setbacks/