A silent heart attack is a heart attack that has no symptoms, according to the American Heart Association. It also sometimes refers to a heart attack with minimal or unrecognized s...
The symptoms of heart attacks, or 'myocardial infarctions', include chest discomfort, dizziness, sweating, cold sweats and arm pain. Read about the causes and treatments of heart attacks.
Myocardial infarction (MI) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known
as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow stops to a part of the heart causing ...
( You can read an overview of coronary artery disease and heart attacks
To assess how doctors are doing in treating myocardial infarctions, the researchers studied the GRACE registry, the world's largest database of heart attack
patients. In addition, doctors a... More »
What happens before, during and after a heart attack? WebMD explains the
causes of heart attacks, which affect 1 million Americans every year, along with ...
A heart attack happens when the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart
muscle suddenly becomes blocked and the heart can't get oxygen. If blood flow ...
A heart attack occurs when the flow of blood to the heart is blocked, most often by
a build-up of fat, cholesterol and other substances, which form a plaque in the ...
What is a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction? What is coronary heart
disease and coronary artery disease? The American Heart Association ...
Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more
than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back. It can feel like ...