Category Archives: Cardiac Arrest

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Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest: Same Thing?

Several terms are commonly used to describe heart attacks; none of them are particularly helpful. Some, such as the grim-sounding “widow-maker,” can even cause unnecessary stress and confusion. While there is a need for quick and straightforward terminology, we realize the anxiety such terms may create. Here, we discuss the details that separate a heart […]

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Aspirin Really Does Help Cardiovascular Health

For individuals with a family or personal history of cardiac events or conditions such as high blood pressure, maintaining heart health is an important topic of discussion. For many years, experts have extolled the use of low-dose aspirin to achieve this goal. Recent research further supports this recommendation and goes beyond the general guideline to […]

Depressive Emotions after Heart Attack Should Not Come as a Surprise

Depressive Emotions after Heart Attack Should Not Come as a Surprise

There is no planning for a heart attack. Therefore, the occurrence of such a cardiac event is highly likely to cause what we would describe as “aftershocks,” emotional reaction to the unexpected and potentially fatal experience. Research indicates that there are several common responses that a heart-attack victim may encounter, anger, anxiety, depression, even loneliness. […]

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