About 500,000 are first heart attacks, and 200,000 occur in people who already have had a heart attack.
As it happens, one of the best conventional predictors of a heart attack or stroke is your age.
And he maintains, as he did from that day, that the King of Rock died of natural causes: a heart attack.
But he says he felt no pressure to make the leap after his father died of a heart attack 2-1/2 years ago.
“It could have been a heart attack or a stroke,” the commander said.
We all know that he said he had had a fit, a heart attack, and that a kind of—of stupor had come over him.
He couldn't do that, though; poor old Harv Dorflay might have a heart attack.
I believe he disposed of your father's medicine, and then deliberately goaded him into a rage to bring on a heart attack.
In a way, Sir James told me, that heart attack saved your life.
There's one that just an hour before zero—a man suddenly died of a heart attack.
heart attack n.
Acute myocardial infarction typically resulting from an occlusion or obstruction of a coronary artery and characterized by sudden, severe pain in the chest that often radiates to the shoulder, arm, or jaw.
|heart attack |
Necrosis of a region of the heart muscle caused by an interruption in the supply of blood to the heart, usually as a result of occlusion of a coronary artery resulting from coronary artery disease. Symptoms typically include sudden, crushing chest pain, nausea, and sweating. Characteristic changes in the electrocardiogram are used to diagnose heart attacks. Also called myocardial infarction.
An episode of heart failure or the stopping of normal heart function; a coronary thrombosis. Symptoms of a heart attack include pain and pressure in the chest, which often spread to the shoulder, arm, and neck. Today, physicians tend to define heart attack in terms of muscle damage to the heart caused by oxygen deprivation.