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Complications

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Heart attack is one of the major complications associated with coronary artery disease (CAD). Most heart attacks happen when a clot in the coronary artery blocks the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart. Often this leads to an irregular heartbeat – called an arrhythmia - that causes a severe decrease in the pumping function of the heart. A blockage that is not treated within a few hours causes the affected heart muscle to die.

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Admit it. The title of this little sharepost sounds romantic, doesn't it? My heart skipped a beat. Zing!went the strings of my heart. Well my heart went Boom when she crossed that room...   Ah, love is grand, but palpitations...not so much.   My first experience with skipped beats happened in high school, which is typical for those…

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lnmw3021, Community Member, posted Constant sharp chest pain, need help! When I was 12, I was diagnosed with sinus tachycardia.. After two ER trips,…

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shecan010613, Community Member, posted Stroke 2 years post MI Hi, I live in a small rural south Texas town. I just turned 50 in January. I had a massive heart…

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Lisa Nelson, RD, LN, Health Pro, answered I had a heart bypass op 18 months… Hi Charles,   I'm not sure how common developing an enlarged heart is…

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