From myocardial infarction often die, and irreversible changes in the heart occur within 20 minutes after the attack. Therefore, we must act very quickly.
Myocardial infarction - is necrosis (necrosis) of heart tissue. It occurs when the muscle is not enough oxygen due to the narrowing of the arteries supplying it.
For coronary heart disease has transformed into a heart attack, and sometimes do not need any precipitating factors: wake up and get out of bed is enough. When stress or unusual exertion increases the risk.
How to understand that this is a heart attack
The main symptom - severe chest pain, which sometimes spreads to the left arm under the left shoulder blade. The pain can be different: in the chest crushes, burns, bursting. Along with the pain comes the fear, people worried, clutching at his heart.
There are other symptoms that vary depending on the type of heart attack:
A person is not enough air, as in an asthma attack, but from drugs to facilitate breathing, becomes no better.
Man is weak, pale, cold hands and feet.
Develops an arrhythmia.
Stomach ache, vomiting begins.
Man loses balance weakens, there are signs of a stroke.
Similarly, to determine a heart attack or not, should physicians using an electrocardiogram.
What if it's a heart attack
If the person next to you got sick and you suspect a heart attack:
Place the patient. The situation should be a semi-sitting.
Call an ambulance. It is necessary to drop off as soon as possible the person to the hospital.
Undo uncomfortable clothes.
Open the window or otherwise provide fresh air.
Measure the pressure. If it is elevated, put nitroglycerin tablet under the tongue.
If not become easier, you can give a second tablet in 5 minutes. More than three times can not be given nitroglycerin.
Give chew an aspirin.
If systolic (upper) pressure below 110 mm Hg. Art., do not give anything.
Try to calm the patient.
Tell the doctors arrived, when the attack began to complain about people if you give tablets, which and how many.
How to protect against heart attack
A heart attack usually affects people over 50 years. At risk are also more young men and those with a family already there were cases of heart attack.
And even before the serious problems with the heart brings smoking, love for alcohol, high blood pressure, excess weight, poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle, if a little move, any physical activity becomes excessive.
With genetics, age and sex can not argue, but a way of life we ??choose. It is very boring prevention recipe, but others do not work.
In addition, to support heart health help recipes of traditional medicine.
Lemon with peel mince, add 30 g chopped prunes and chopped peach pulp, mix thoroughly.
It is recommended to take 50 grams each morning for 3 weeks.
5 g of berries Viburnum ordinary pour 200 ml boiling water, leave for 30-40 minutes, add the juice of half a lemon and 50 g of honey, mix thoroughly.
It is recommended to take an infusion of 100 ml 3 times a day for 25-30 minutes before meals for 25-30 days.
After 2 months of treatment interruption repeat 3-4 times.
Grate fresh horseradish (1 teaspoon) and add honey to the entire amount of horseradish and honey not more than 1 tablespoon. Eat this mixture on an empty stomach 1 hour before breakfast, a course of treatment - no more than 30 days.
If discomfort reduce the dose of horseradish, then gradually brought back to 1 teaspoon.