Life Expectancy After 1st Heart Attack

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Every year, 605,000 people have their first heart attack.

What is a Heart Attack?

A heart attack occurs when the blood supply that oxygenates the heart muscle is significantly reduced or completely interrupted. This prevents the heart muscle from operating appropriately.

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Warning Signs of Heart Attack

Likely, there won’t be any symptoms in the early stages of atherosclerosis. However, if an artery is narrowed by more than 70%, muscle pain or cramping may appear due to the tissue’s inability to get the oxygen it needs.

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Statistics on Life Expectancy After 1st Heart Attack

Although it is hard to predict how long a person will live after a heart attack, recent research has examined average life expectancy after a heart attack among a variety of demographic groups, including men and heart disease in women.

Make sure you follow the prescription’s instructions completely. Some drugs can greatly lower your risk of experiencing another heart attack.

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