All about MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (heart attack)

Myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack, is the irreversible necrosis of secondary to prolonged ischemia. This usually results from an imbalance in oxygen supply and demand, which is most often caused by plque ruptre with thrombus formation in a cornary vessel, resulting in an acute reduction of blood supply to a prtion of the myocardium. RISK FACTORS: Modifiable: Hyperlipidemia High blood pressure Diabetes Obesity Poor Lack of exercise Non Modifiable : Strong family history Increasing age males at all ages n females more after menopause genetic Male-pattern baldness…

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