Saturday, December 03, 2016

Cardiac Arrest

At a Glance

Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart develops an arrhythmia that causes it to stop beating. This is different than a heart attack, where the heart usually continues to beat but blood flow to the heart is blocked. There are many possible causes of cardiac arrest. They include coronary heart disease, heart attack, electrocution, drowning, or choking. There may not be a known cause to the cardiac arrest. 

Community: Cardiac Arrest

Join our community by contributing

Hc_btn_vert_join Hc_btn_vert_share Hc_btn_vert_ask
Happening Now In Our Community

Hot Topic

Can pain in the jaw or teeth be an indication of a heart attack? How do I tell if a pain in my arm or shoulder is due to a heart condition?   These questions are quite common and frequently asked, and not always easily or correctly answered in magazines and journals. In fact, pain caused by an inadequate supply of oxygen to the heart can occur…

Cardiac Arrest
Community Activity
FILTER BY:
All | Expert Only

HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Is Your Young Athlete at Risk of Sudden… Credit: Thinkstock Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the most common…

08/17/16

0 comments

Comment

HealthGal, Health Guide, posted Silent Heart Attacks: More Men Have… Credit: Thinkstock   Did you know that nearly half of the heart…

05/30/16

0 comments

Comment

Karen McPartland, RD, Health Guide, answered Ok so i was watching TV and i felt a… Hi Dave,   You should speak to your doctor about this episode. …

12/28/11

1 answers

Reply

MonicaRD, Health Pro, answered Can cardiac enlargement cause worsening… Hi Duana,   I encourage you to speak with your physician about…

11/08/10

2 answers

Reply

Showing 1 - 4 of 4 results

Related Content: Cardiac Arrest