Last updated: 18 May 2022 | 396 Views |
Myocardial infarction (MI), or heart attack, is defined as the heart muscle injury or death due to insufficiency. oxygen due to clogged arteries Doctors often attribute heart disease symptoms to other factors in female patients. And women are often skeptical of having MI and attending late, with nearly half dying from heart attacks, half of MI deaths. Women are also about 10 years more likely to live longer than men with MI, and are more likely to have MI. have other chronic diseases too
A heart attack occurs when blood clots form in the coronary arteries and blood flow to the heart muscle is reduced. Smoking, high blood pressure, high blood pressure and diabetes often lead to thrombosis, among others. Causes of MI include: hardening or blockage of the coronary arteries Coronary artery stenosis (angina) is usually caused by cholesterol in the arteries.
as well as men Women have the most common symptoms of chest pain. Pain that may include back pain and/or deep and throbbing pain in one or both arms But women may not have chest pain. often have nausea Dizziness, anxiety, shortness of breath and jaw pain, excessive sweating, feeling unusually tired or weak, and abdominal pain or heartburn may occur. Palpitations (rapid heartbeat) and a tight feeling are common.
Your doctor will examine and take a blood sample. order an electrocardiogram
The goal of treatment is to preserve as much of the heart muscle as possible. A blood clot that's blocking an artery is treated quickly. Often use drugs that dissolve blood clots. Medicines help control pain. Blood pressure and oxygen can help you breathe better. Other medications, including aspirin and cholesterol-lowering drugs. Coronary artery embolism can also be treated by coronary angioplasty. A catheter (a long plastic tube) is inserted into the artery in the leg and sent to the heart for imaging of the coronary arteries. A blocked artery can be opened. A small metal wire mesh (stent) is inserted into the coronary arteries. and prevent arteries from being blocked again
Things to do
You should call emergency 1669 if you have chest pain. Don't hesitate to call the longer the obstruction
more heart damage Consider taking aspirin when symptoms recur.
should understand the risk factors and talk to your doctor or gynecologist about heart health.
no smoking Drink alcohol in moderation.
The medication should be taken as prescribed.
Blood pressure and cholesterol levels should be checked regularly. eat low fat food (vegetables and fruits)
You should lose weight if you are overweight.
Exercise, such as walking, should be exercised if the doctor allows.
You should see your doctor and gynecologist regularly. and immediately notify the doctor when breathing becomes more tiring
Don't forget to see a cardiologist during and after an MI.
Do not delay to receive medical treatment.