Heart Attack

A heart attack is when a coronary artery is blocked, stopping blood flow. Heart attacks usually cause irreparable damage to your heart muscle; heart attacks are also called a myocardial infarction, or “heart muscle” and “tissue death”. Symptoms – take immediate action Heart attacks can be slow, mild pain, or sudden and intense. If you […]

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease, or CAD, is when the coronary arteries that supply oxygen and blood to the heart are narrowed. This is usually caused by atherosclerosis, when cholesterol, fat, and other substances collect in the arteries. This collection of substances is usually called plaque, and it scares and irritates the arteries, which cause them to […]