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Nov 13 2020

Calcified plaques increase the risk of heart attack.

‘Plaque’ is made up of extra cholesterol, calcium, and other substances in the blood. Over time, plaque builds up in the walls of the arteries that supply blood to the heart

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Sep 06 2018

Heart Attacks are Different for Women

What does a heart attack feel like? Movies and TV shows have helped promote the heart attack stereotype of a man in his 60s suddenly grabbing his chest as he is overcome with intense chest pain.

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Feb 28 2017

6 Things You do that Could be Damaging Your Heart

Here are just a few things most of us do every day that could be damaging our hearts, and what we can do to stop the damage.

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Jun 03 2016

Recognizing the Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack and knowing what to do if someone is suffering from one can greatly improve their chances of survival.

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Jan 14 2016

A Story of a Heart Attack

“When I was at Bumrungrad’s Heart Center with chest pain, I couldn’t stop thinking, “I’m in great shape. I exercise! How did I end up here?!”

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Jul 07 2014

Heart Attack: Know the Warning Signs...Because Every Minute Counts.

An acute myocardial infarction, more commonly known as a heart attack, is a leading cause of death worldwide. Reducing the mortality rate and giving patients the best chance of returning to their normal activities depends on rapid diagnosis and treatment. However, the first step begins with being aware of the warning signs…because every minute counts.

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