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