Infarction. Symptoms

Symptoms of myocardial infarction

The symptoms of myocardial infarction can be quite varied in severity.

From being almost completely painless or with little pain to the clinical picture more dramatic and impressive gravity.

The onset of these symptoms may be sudden and unexpected feeling the person in a state of complete wellness.

But in most cases the person cautioned hours or days before the stroke, some warning signs (sometimes not valued) as more or less acute pains in the chest region.

Symptoms of myocardial infarction: The Pain
The pain is usually violent, shooting and from the center of the chest often radiate to another area or to the highest part of the abdomen, arm (especially left), neck, lower jaw.

Pain can persist (if death does not occur) for hours and some days with current alternatives.

Statistics show that heart attacks can occur without pain in 5% of cases.
Symptoms of myocardial infarction: Anxiety and Anguish

The anguish and anxiety comes upon presentation of violent physical pain that gives the impression of imminent death.

Symptoms of myocardial infarction. Cardiovascular collapse
As a more or less extensive area of the heart muscle is unable to perform its function to propel blood lacking oxygen and nutrients, it collapses. This collapse is manifested as follows:
* Decrease sudden arterial blood pressure.
* Acceleration and irregularity of the rhythm of the heartbeat with weak
* Weak pulse
* More or less severe difficulty in breathing (dyspnea)
* Background color bluish gray face
* Sweating cold, clammy, heavy and persistent throughout the body, especially in the face.

Symptoms of myocardial infarction. Impaired renal function
* Decreased urine production (oliguria)
* Presence of albumin in the same and once the glucose and acetone.

Symptoms of myocardial infarction. Symptoms of intoxication protein
Due to the death of heart tissue as a result of its passage to the blood of protein disintegrated may occur:
* Fever
* Marked increase in white blood cells (leukocytosis)
* Increased sedimentation rate of blood, and so on.


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Heart. Medical Treatments and Natural Remedies
Diagnosis of heart disease

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