Causes of Heart attack
Heart Attack Causes: Infographic
A heart attack is medically termed as Myocardial Infarction. It is a life-threatening medical emergency where the blood supply to the heart is suddenly blocked, mostly because of blood clots.
- Pain in the chest, severe pressing pain is experienced which radiates towards jaws, neck left arm, and sometimes even back.
- Shortness of breath
- Sense of anxiety
In a few of the cases, no chest pain is experienced, in some cases, the pain is thought to be associated with indigestion. If any two symptoms suggesting heart attack is seen then you should go to the hospital. The severity of pain is not a determining factor for heart attack.