In today’s article you can read the story of a woman called Sue Palmer.
woke up and she started vomiting, but she thought that it was caused by
a food poisoning. Despite the fact that Sue wanted to go to bed and
take a rest, her husband insisted to visit a doctor and get a diagnosis.
Medical experts say that fortunately she obeyed her husband and today,
she is still alive.
Sue’s husband explains: “If she went back to mattress like she planned to that morning, she wouldn’t have woken up”.
and her husband went to the emergency and doctors told her that her
situation is quite serious. Doctors examined her and although the first
electrocardiogram didn’t display something uncommon, after detailed
examination, the doctors discovered that Sue needs an immediate surgery.
say that the heart attack begun when she was already inside the clinic
and the cause for the heart attack was blockage of the coronary artery.
Namely, her coronary artery was blocked for 10% and the middle was
blocked 70%. If Sue stayed at home and without the emergency surgery,
she could have died.
At this point it is important to mention that
symptoms of a heart attack at women are different. Medical experts
explain that the symptoms are generally moderate but at some patient
there aren’t any signs which indicate heart attack.
data shows that myocardial infarction is the leading cause for death in
women. Moreover, almost 2 in 3 women die all of a sudden from a heart
The major symptom for heart attack is chest pain and most women patients also experience pain down the arm.
All people should know and recognize the signs that indicate a heart attack in order to prevent its occurrence.
to some specialists, pain within the jaw or a toothache is one of the
main warning signs of a heart attack. Another common symptom is soreness
within the chest, and doctors warn people never to neglect these signs.
there are many other signs which indicate a heart attack, and some of
them are vomiting, dizziness, nausea, indigestion and other digestive
In case you experience any of the abovementioned symptoms
you should call an ambulance. On time reaction is crucial, so call
emergency the first minute you start experiencing these symptoms.
order to prevent occurrence of heart attack and lower the risk of
cardiovascular diseases you should lead healthy lifestyle which includes
healthy nutrition, regular exercising and quit smoking.