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SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST WHAT IS IT AND WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT IT

Dr. G. Ravikanth, Friday, October 25, 2019

WHAT IS SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST?

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the abrupt stop of the functioning of the heart. In 80%of the cases this incident leads to Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD). They are the victims of Coronary Artery Disease which goes untreated or is being poorly treated explains the Cardiology Specialist in Hyderabad.

The medical reason behind Sudden Cardiac Death or Sudden Cardiac Arrest is identified as the triple or dual combination of malignant ventricular arrhythmias, along with ischemia or an injured myocardium opines the cardiologist doctors in Hyderabad. Lack of blood flow to the heart is Ischemia while injured myocardium is the damaged heart muscle.

The cardiac arrest doesn’t happen all of a sudden after all. It does show symptoms weeks or days or even hours before the event occurs which are often ignored due to lack of knowledge. Anyone can have sudden cardiac arrest irrespective of the health, ethnicities, and age.

There has been researching going on in identifying the symptoms and the warning signs that come prior to a sudden cardiac arrest. This study would lead to the understanding of the cardiac arrest signs and there by working towards prevention. Here are the few signs that have been observed which include:

  • Chest pain due to lack of intense pressure on your left arm or jaw
  • Diaphoresis a condition which leads to excessive sweating
  • Dyspnea a condition that causes shortness in breath
  • Fatigue and vomiting
  • A sudden feeling that everything’s going to end

If you are experiencing the above symptoms they may be the warning signs of acute myocardial infarction or a heart attack. So act immediately and consult the best cardiology doctors in Hyderabad

People with Coronary Artery disease, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and those who are severely addicted to smoking are the victims of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest or Sudden Cardiac Death.

Men are more prone to a heart attack than women for the reasons that the symptoms differ. Men experience chest pain as against women who have shortness in breath and dizziness.


WHAT SHOULD ONE DO WHEN HE OR SHE IS EXPERIENCING A SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST?

Crushing chest pain in the center of your chest or on the left side of your heart accompanied by sweating and shortness in breath is a sure sign that you are having the symptoms of a heart attack. For a few others there is a dizzy feeling, losing consciousness while walking, climbing, running, playing sports. Few are advised to take aspirin dosage as recommended at the best cardiology hospitals in Hyderabad.

When you are experiencing any of the above symptoms call the emergency medical services. Take a friend or your neighbors’ help than driving yourself to the hospital. They will take you safely to the hospital for immediate treatment


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