A Visual Guide to a Heart Attack
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Sources | Medically Reviewed on 11/18/2022 Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian, MD on November 18, 2022
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CDC: "Know the Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack."
The Heart Foundation: "Heart Disease: Scope and Impact."
American Heart Association: "Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack 101," "Heart Attack Symptoms in Women," "Understand Your Risk of Heart Attack," "2013 top 10 advances in heart disease and stroke science."
Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions: "What Is a Heart Attack," "Heart Attack Treatment," "How Is a Heart Attack Treated?" "Risk Factor Modification," "What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?"
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease?" "What Are the Benefits of Quitting Smoking?" "Life After a Heart Attack."
Harvard Medical School: "Aspirin for heart attack: Chew or swallow?"
FDA: "Can an Aspirin a Day Help Prevent a Heart Attack?"
Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian, MD on November 18, 2022
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