Are You Risking a Heart Attack?

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What Is It? When blood can’t get to your heart, your heart muscle doesn’t get the oxygen it needs. Without oxygen, its cells can be damaged or die. The key to recovery is to get your blood flow restored quickly. … Continue reading

What Happens During a Heart Attack?

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What Is a Heart Attack? A heart attack happens when the blood flow to your heart is suddenly reduced or cut off. Your blood carries oxygen to the heart. During a heart attack, your heart muscle doesn’t get the oxygen … Continue reading

Sex After a Heart Attack: Is It OK?

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You’ve had a heart attack, and suddenly your outlook on sex is very different. You used to relish intimacy and pleasure with your partner. But now it seems like a scary proposition. Could sex trigger another heart attack? Will your … Continue reading

6 Heart Attack Symptoms No Woman Should Miss

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When a heart attack strikes, it doesn’t always feel the same in women as it does in men. Women don’t always get the same classic heart attack symptoms as men, such as crushing chest pain that radiates down one arm. … Continue reading