A heart attack occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is stopped due to blockage in coronary arteries. It is often caused due to the build-up of fat and cholesterol. According to doctors at AMRI Hospitals, ranked as one of the best hospitals in Kolkata, those with diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol are more at risk of getting a heart attack.
The common symptoms of heart attack include:
- Pressure, chest pain, aching sensation in arms, neck or back
- Indigestion, heartburn, abdominal pain
- Shortness of breath and weakness
- Cold sweat, fatigue and dizziness
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