A Heart Attack is the state of the heart when blood flowing to the heart is stopped. This blockage of the bloodflow can occur because of the formation of plaque in the arteries, due to the buildup of fat, cholesterol and other substances. This interrupted bloodflow can lead to damage or destroy the heart muscle.
Heart Attack, which is also called Myocardial Infraction, can be fatal for those patients if timely treatment is not administered.
The most common symptoms of a heart attack are:
The risk factors can be classified into: