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Heart Attack trending on Twitter- Warning Signs

Heart Attack trending on Twitter- Warning Signs
Heart Attack trending on Twitter- Warning Signs

India at large, is witnessing a sharp spike in cases of heart attacks, across all age groups.  The sudden deaths of celebrities like , Raju Srivastava, Siddhaanth Vir Surryavanshi and Sidharth Shukla due to heart attacks stand testimony to the same.  The hashtag #heartattack  is trending on Twitter in the last couple of days.

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A heart attack occurs when the blood supply to the heart stops. Chest pain is one of the most common symptoms of heart attack.

Symptoms of heart attack

According to Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland -there are other symptoms associated with a heart attack.

·         Illness

·         The skin color becomes gray and pale.

·         Boredom

·         Fear

·         Other symptoms of a heart attack include:

·         Pain in neck, jaw, back, under left arm, in both arms

·         Restlessness, anxiety

·         Shortness of breath

·         Dizziness

Different for men and women

Common symptoms of a heart attack are different for men and women.  Women are less likely to get chest pain than the men. Other symptoms are more common. 

These are the reasons

·         Smoking

·         Consuming high fat food

·         Diabetes

·         High cholesterol

·         High BP

·         Overweight, obesity


Indians are at higher risk of heart attacks, that too at a younger age than westerners because of the dietary habits, and prevalence of diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, genetic factors, increasing prevalence of obesity and sedentary lifestyles and smoking etc.

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