Heart Attack Symptoms – Project Health Live – Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Heart Attack Symptoms – Project Health Live – Penn State Hershey Medical Center

August 17, 2019 0 By Bertrand Dibbert


>>[Background music] Welcome back to project
Health Live sponsored by Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute. Now with me
I have Denise Rhodes [assumed spelling]. Thanks for joining me.>>Thank you.>>I wanted to know specifically what is a
heart attack.>>A heart attack is something that actually
happens here in the United States about every 34 seconds, to someone, which is pretty amazing.
A heart attack is a sudden loss of blood flow and oxygenation to the heart [telephone ringing]
muscle itself. That heart muscle all the while is supposed to be pumping out blood flow to
our body.>>I bet that affects a lot of things. Can
you tell us some symptoms?>>We do get symptoms. Some of the symptoms
that occur can be chest pain, pressure, fullness, lightheadedness, dizziness, shortness of breath,
cold sweats and other symptoms sometimes that we don’t even think about.>>That’s a lot to look for. May…