Essay On Heart Attack

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The disease I chose for my project is the disease heart attack, also called myocardial infection. A heart attack is when the heart cannot receive oxygen and the muscle begins to die. In scientific ways, a heart attack is when a “heart attack occurs and when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked, most often by a build-up of fat, cholesterol and other substances, which form a plaque in the arteries that feed the heart (coronary arteries). The interrupted blood flow can damage or destroy part of the heart muscle.” (Cliff Staff 1.) “The main system that is affect by a heart attack is the cardiovascular system but all the other systems are affect too” (Mishra). “The cardiovascular system pumps oxygen to all the other systems so when the heart …show more content…
The reason for this is because older people muscle and blood vessels began to break down or easier for things to get block in the arties. Not only elderly people can be effected by a heart attack, young people can too. Some are effected by having enlarge hearts or some can have a premature heart. Mutation also plays a big part of young teenagers dealing with heart problems and having their flow of blood being blocked. One major threat to cause heart attacks is smoking and having nicotine inside the body. Lifestyle stress can also cause heart attacks and are one of the major issues on how blood clots form and impact the body in negative ways. A treatment is not available for the cardiovascular system heart attack. Treatments that are familiar with the world today are resources like medications, therapies, specialists. Side effects can also be caused in the process of surgeries and can injure the cells and blood vessels toward the heart. Heart attacks can be prevented by doing things like stop smoking, participating in physical activities and activities like diet therapy. Blood sugars are also special an important when it comes to the process of heart attacks and having the level of blood sugar being controlled. Alcohol even is a key reason on why heart attacks are caused and impact the heart and damage it so much and the potassium. The heart disease which is also heart attack is not curable,

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