Different Types Of Heart Attacks
What is heart attack?
When the supply of oxygen-rich blood going to your heart muscle is cut off, heart attack occurs.
The condition of coronary artery disease (CAD) is one of the leading causes of heart attack. Since it is the coronary arteries that delivers the blood supply to the heart, it should remain healthy and unblocked. However, in cases of CAD, the arteries become narrow and blood flow is often impeded or blocked due to plaque deposits. …show more content…
If the heart is starved for 20 minutes because it is not getting enough blood and oxygen, a part of the heart muscles die and will cause permanent damage. In this short span of time, the death of a heart muscle is known as the heart attack.
What are the types of heart attacks?
Now that we have discussed what heart attack is and how it occurs, we will now dig deeper into the different types of heart attacks that you should take note of.
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