Where do you go after a heart attack?
For the first 24 hours after a heart attack, you’re usually in a coronary care unit (CCU) or an intensive care unit (ICU). There, skilled staff will closely check your heart.
What happens to the heart during a heart attack?
The type of heart attack (also called myocardial infarction, or MI) you experienced determines the treatments that your medical team will recommend. A heart attack occurs when a blockage in one or more coronary arteries reduces or stops blood flow to the heart, which starves part of the heart muscle of oxygen.
Can a person have a heart attack with no symptoms?
It may be surprising that, for a substantial minority of people who have heart attacks, the heart attack causes no alarming symptoms. That is, the heart attack occurs—a coronary artery is blocked by a blood clot and some of the heart muscle dies—without the person being aware that anything, in particular, is happening.
When to call 911 for a heart attack?
Most people know to call 911 right away when faced with a life-threatening situation, such as loss of consciousness, breathing trouble, or serious trauma. But heart attack symptoms aren’t always as clear. It may be hard to tell if they’re from a heart crisis or heartburn, for example. Remember, it’s always better to be safe than sorry.
Where to see a doctor for a heart attack?
Many heart attacks surface a month in advance, the symptoms go undetected until the individual experiences common indicators like chest pain or pressure. Our ECA Suite is located on the 4th floor of our Corporate Woods office and is the only Capital Region walk-in cardiac clinic.
When do you know it’s a heart attack?
In the Enhanced Cardiac Access (ECA) Suite at Capital Cardiology Associates (CCA) is a sign that reads, “When it’s your heart… it just can’t wait.” Many heart attacks surface a month in advance, the symptoms go undetected until the individual experiences common indicators like chest pain or pressure.
What causes Stanley to have a heart attack on the office?
Dwight’s too-realistic fire alarm gives Stanley a heart attack. When he returns, Michael learns that he is the cause of Stanley’s stress.
When to go to the emergency room for a heart attack?
If you notice the symptoms of a heart attack in yourself or someone else, call 9-1-1 immediately. The sooner you get to an emergency room, the sooner you can get treatment to reduce the amount of damage to the heart muscle.