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Heart attack ppt

  1. 1. Myocardial infarction<br />(Heart Attack)<br />By: Chirontega Cooper<br />
  2. 2. What Is It?<br />Myocardial Infarction or Heart Attack is a sudden blockage of blood flow to a portion of the heart which reduce the oxygen levels and cause the heart to stop.<br />
  3. 3. History<br />Earliest heart disease that has been studied.<br />Founded by Medieval Doctors in England.<br />
  4. 4. Facts<br />Each year 1.5 million people have heart attacks in the United States.<br />Leading cause of death in U.S.<br />
  5. 5. Symptoms<br />Chest pain, anxiety, cough, fainting, vomiting, and shortness of breath.<br />
  6. 6. Causes<br />Smoking<br />High Blood Pressure<br />Diabetes<br />High Cholesterol<br />Heavy Drinking<br />Obesity<br />
  7. 7. Chance of Not Having a Heart Attack If You…..<br />Exercise<br />Eat Healthy<br />Don’t Smoke<br />Don’t Drink<br />
  8. 8. Treatment<br />Staying overnight in the hospital.<br />Oxygen is provided so that your heart don’t have to work so hard.<br />IV in your veins to give you medicine and fluids.<br />
  9. 9. References<br />Anderson, Adam (2008). “Heart Attack”. 15 May 2011. Web. <http://healthy.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/heart-attack.html>.<br />Hareyan, Armen (2006). “Pregnant Women Face Increased Risk of Heart Attack”. 24 May 2011. Web. <http://www.emaxhealth.com>.<br />Marieb, Elaine (2010). “Human Anatomy & Physiology”. California. Print. 24 May 2011.<br />Schoenstadt, Arthur (2006). “Heart Attack & Smoking”. 20 May 2011. Web. <http://heart-disease.emedtv.com/heart-attack/heart-attack-and-smoking.html>.<br />Slowik, Guy (2011). “What is a Heart Attack?” 15 May 2011. Web. <http://ehealthmd.com/library/heartattack/HA_whatis.html>.<br />Whoguide (2008). “Who Discovered Heart Disease?” 15 May 2011. Web. <http://www.whoguides.com/who-discovered-heart-disease>.<br />

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