Heart Attack In Elderly
Symptoms of a heart attack in the elderly are varied and include sweating, palpitations, chest pain and anxiety. It's important to act quickly, so learn the signs and what you should do if you spot them.
Articles About Heart Attack In Elderly
- Ischemic Stroke and the Elderly
An ischemic stroke is the most common kind of stroke. What the symptoms, and how is it treated?
- Seniors and Blood Clots: What are the Symptoms?
Blood clots can lead to stroke, heart attack, and other chronic heart conditions. Keeping an eye out for these symptoms can help to protect your loved one's health.
- Most Heart Attack Sufferers Won’t Take Their Meds, Even When They’re Free
Free of charge medicine doesn't encourage heart attack patients to follow a prescription drug regimen. The study found that giving free prescriptions to people who have had a heart attack didn't significantly increase the likelihood that they would take them.
- Stroke: Warning Signs and Risk Factors
A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is suddenly interrupted, or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. Find out about the warning signs and risk factors.
- Heart Attack: Warning Signs and Risk Factors
What causes a heart attack, and what are a senior's chances of surviving one? The key is to act immediately.
- The Surprising Way Getting a Flu Shot May Save Your Life
Getting a flu shot may protect older adults from major cardiac events, such as heart attacks and strokes. People who receive the flu vaccine may decrease their heart attack risk by as much as 50 percent.
- Changes to Make in Your Life After a Heart Attack
When someone has a heart attack, their life, as well as the lives of the people who care for them, changes forever.
- Silent Killers: 5 Overlooked Heart Attack Symptoms
Most people know to look for typical symptoms of a heart attack, such as chest discomfort, pain in the arms or back and shortness of breath. But some heart attack victims don't experience chest pain. Here are 5 commonly ignored heart attack symptoms.
- Go Red: Heart Disease is the Top Killer of Women
More women die of heart disease than all forms of cancer combined, and complications can include heart attack, stroke, and even death. Use these tips to become your own health advocate and help your loved one reduce their risk, too.
- What to Expect After a Heart Attack
Your loved one suffered a heart attack and now you are wondering what to expect after a heart attack. Warning signs and symptoms that are associated with heart trouble are all abnormal after a heart attack. If your loved experiences these symptoms, get medical attention immediately.
- Understanding Heart Failure in the Elderly
Learn what factors contribute to the development of heart failure and how certain lifestyle changes can help prevent its onset and slow its progression.
- Chew Aspirin to Increase the Chance of Surviving a Heart Attack
Chewing an aspirin during a heart attack increases chance of survival and reduces the chance of death by 23%.
- Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Seniors
Can people who have no history of disease go into sudden cardiac arrest?
- How the Heart Grows Old
Why are older people are at higher risk for heart conditions? Does age eventually cause the heart to just “give out?”
- Dangerous Dawn: Morning Heart Attacks are Deadlier
Morning heart attacks tend to cause more damage to the heart than attacks that happen later on in the day.