Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack

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If you have acute
coronary syndrome, you have one or more
conditions caused by a blockage of blood
flow to your heart muscle. This is a medical
emergency, because you may be having a heart attack,
a condition in which your heart muscle begins to die. Your heart is a
muscular organ that pumps blood
containing the oxygen and nutrients your body needs. The main pumping chamber of your
heart is the left ventricle. When your left
ventricle contracts, it sends oxygen-rich
blood to your body through a large artery
called the aorta. Connected to your aorta
are small arteries called coronary arteries. Blood flows from your aorta,
through the coronary arteries, to supply your heart muscle
with oxygen and nutrients. If you have acute
coronary syndrome, blood flow through
your coronary arteries is severely reduced
or completely blocked. One possible cause of reduced
blood flow is atherosclerosis. In this condition, a
build-up of a fatty substance called plaque can narrow
your coronary arteries. If this plaque
ruptures, a blood clot can form and block the artery. A blood clot is the
most common cause of coronary artery blockage. Other, less common causes
of reduced blood flow include coronary artery
spasm or dissection. In a coronary artery
spasm, triggers such as drugs, smoking, cold
weather, and extreme stress or emotions can cause a
temporary and sudden tightening of a coronary artery. During a coronary
artery dissection, the inside wall of one
of your coronary arteries separates, which can
block blood flow. Regardless of the
cause, a blockage in either coronary
artery prevents the oxygen and
nutrients in your blood from reaching the part of your
heart supplied by the artery. As a result, heart muscle
in that area starts to die. Death of part of
your heart muscle is called a heart attack. It’s also known as a
myocardial infarction or MI. A blocked coronary
artery may also cause you to feel sudden
pain, discomfort, tightening, or a burning sensation in
your chest called angina. This pain may extend to your
upper abdomen, shoulders, arms, neck, and lower jaw. If you have angina
when you’re at rest, or frequent angina
that prevents even moderate physical activity,
you have unstable angina, which is the main symptom
of acute coronary syndrome. Other symptoms of
acute coronary syndrome include shortness of
breath, dizziness, nausea, and sweating. If you’ve had a
heart attack or have other types of acute
coronary syndrome, your doctor may
prescribe oxygen therapy to get more oxygen
into your blood. You may take aspirin or other
prescription blood-thinner drugs to prevent blood clots. Thrombolytics also known
as clot-buster drugs, may be used to break up
any existing blood clots. Drugs such as
nitroglycerin and morphine will relax your
coronary arteries and relieve the pain of angina. You may also receive drugs
called beta blockers that slow down your heart and
reduce its need for oxygen. Your doctor may also recommend
immediate surgical procedures, such as coronary angioplasty, in
which a balloon-tipped catheter inflates inside your blocked
coronary artery to open it. may leave behind a mesh-like
device called a stent After inflating, the balloon catheter
may leave behind a mesh-like device called a stent
to hold your artery open. Or you may have a coronary
artery bypass graft, or CABG. CABG is a surgical
procedure in which the blocked areas of the coronary arteries are bypassed with veins or
artificial graft material. Seek treatment
immediately if you have the symptoms of
acute coronary syndrome.

100 thoughts on “Acute Coronary Syndrome and Heart Attack

  1. l would known who does it like this vidoe or other even l have good idea about this subject but still watch it geart vidoe

  2. I'm so heathly in safe never my life drugs smoking drinking or beer. I had still healthy very strong my never sickness I'm so lucky =)

  3. Actually it's not the wall of the artery that blocks the blood flood but there forms a blood cloth, similar to when you cut yourself (your skin "breaks").

  4. So when people with heart attack should stop breath for while heart attack time and take action slowly. This mean you people should lean how to control breath. While in heart attack If u breath due to more oxigine pumping from the ventricle it will get damage and you will die.

  5. its amazing how all it takes to kill a human being is an object the size of a grain of sand inside those arteries.

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  7. I’m 12, healthy, have a good life ahead of me, so well in school. One day during a sports game, my chest started to hurt a lot, I was rushed to the hospital, because our family has a heart disease running through it. I was put right into the children’s center, HIV and everything, monitored up, closely watched, then all of the sudden…. my heart completely stopped working… just a line, they did so much, and they couldn’t get my heartbeat to come back. They all left the room but my family, everyone was crying, mom and dad holding my, cold hand, then… my heart beat decided it wasn’t time to pass on, it came back, the doctors came back in to make sure I was okay, and they didn’t leave for 13 hours. I was still in a bad condition. 1 month later out of the hospital, I was diagnosed, with a heart disease, 14/11/18, never forget. ♥️😥 live life to the fullest, because I could pass our right now, and not come back.

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  10. LSU and pro basketball star Pete Maravich literally dropped dead at the age of 40 while shooting hoops with some friends. Turns out he was born without a left coronary artery that was revealed only after the autopsy. His right coronary was carrying all the load, even as an athlete. At the time of his death his heart was massively enlarged and scarred secondary to long-standing chronic oxygen deprivation. Pathologists were shocked that he lived as long as he did.

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  13. I’ve had heart palpitations and I was like fuck this so now I’m fasting and eating more healthily 🙂

  14. I went to the hospital because of this and they said i was just imagining things when i passed out snd the paramedics came and got me

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  16. My father had a heart attack before I immediately ran to the medicine cabinet and fetched two aspirin 81MG tablets and gave them to him to chewed and then I sat there and prayed. His eyeballs started to roll back and his right hand was clenched to his chest like a magnet to a fridge finally I decided to call 911 but it was too little too late and he didn't make it.. R.I.P Pops 1946 – 1994. Wish I was a little quicker to make the decision to dial those 3 digits but I was young, naive, and just an all around stupid kid. Luckily my mother met another man and that man raised me as his own I call him by his real name though "Georgie" because "Step Dad" is just plain creepy and frankly gives me the heebie-jeebies.

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  20. Well yeah i get depressed and anxiety like all the time, my left side of my chest hurts, pain that makes me laugh, is this the end for me?

  21. I’m watching this because someone close to me died from a heart attack. I’m wondering what they went through 😢🙏🏽 So sad now I’m gonna quit smoking

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