Heart attack: Cardiologists named a frequent but unobvious cause

Cardiologists named a frequent but unobvious cause of sudden heart attack
Cardiologists named a frequent but unobvious cause of sudden heart attack

Heart attack never occur without a cause, doctors say. They told what factor can affect the work of the heart.

Reasons of heart attack

Heart attacks are the result of bad habits, improper lifestyle or pre-existing diseases, writes Express. They happen when the artery supplying the heart with blood and oxygen is blocked. This often happens suddenly with symptoms that include chest pain spreading to other areas of the body. Such signs should be reacted immediately so as not to cause irreparable damage to the heart muscle, experts pay attention.

The event itself can unfold quickly, but risk factors associated with a heart attack often develop over many years. It is noted that chronic diseases can increase the risk of a fatal and sudden heart attack. One such is type 2 diabetes mellitus.

According to recent research conducted by specialists from the European Association of Preventive Cardiology, more than 90% of people with type 2 diabetes are at high risk of fatal heart disease or stroke within 10 years of the onset of the disease.

Previously, a simple way to detect “dangerous” blood sugar levels without a glucometer has been disclosed. It is noted that glucose jumps often occur after eating. However, symptoms of such a dangerous condition cannot always be detected.

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