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By Edward K. Chung

Over 1000000 humans undergo middle assaults every year within the usa on my own. center ailment Is Our #1 reason for dying. yet Many center assaults Are Preventable, And center issues will be taken care of. should you Or your family were Touched via heart problems, a hundred Questions And solutions approximately middle assault And similar Cardiac difficulties bargains aid. well known heart specialist Edward okay. Chung, MD, attracts Upon many years Of medical event to supply Authoritative, useful solutions on your questions on reasons Of middle assaults, middle assault Prevention, remedies, Post-Treatment caliber Of lifestyles, assets Of aid and lots more and plenty extra. Written In undeniable Language For The Lay Reader, together with an exact Interview With one in every of Dr. Chung's sufferers, This ebook is a useful source For a person dealing with The actual And Emotional Turmoil Of This scary affliction.

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What are the first warning signs of a heart attack? Patient comment: Everyone has heard of the chest pains that signal heart attacks, but many people don’t realize that the first warning signs of a heart attack may vary considerably from person to person. The warning signs may not be the usual chest discomfort or chest pain. Instead, you may experience 41 Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Diagnosis 29. What are the harmful effects of stress? chung2 7/1/03 10:53 AM Page 42 100 Q&A ABOUT HEART ATTACK AND RELATED CARDIAC PROBLEMS marked shortness of breath, weakness, dizziness, numbness or tingling sensation in the arms, and even a feeling of “indigestion” with or without chest pain.

Fatty fish is usually found in the deeper parts of the sea and contains large amounts of omega–3 fatty acids. Omega–3 fatty acids are found to be protective against coronary artery disease, including heart attack. Oily fish, such as salmon and mackerel, contain large amounts of omega–3 fatty acids. One study found that women who ate fish five times a week had a risk of deadly heart attack 45% lower than that in women who ate fish less than once a month. Another study reported that men with the highest levels of omega–3 fatty-acids had a risk of sudden cardiac death 81% lower than those with the lower levels.

What are omega–3 fatty acids? Patient comment: Eating a lot of fish in place of red meat is a healthy way of reducing the risk of a heart attack. If you like raw fish, it is an excellent idea to eat sashimi or sushi at Japanese restaurants as much as possible for protein intake. Also, salmon and mackerel are good for you because these fishes contain 31 chung2 7/1/03 10:53 AM Page 32 100 Q&A ABOUT HEART ATTACK AND RELATED CARDIAC PROBLEMS large amounts of omega–3 fatty acids. On the other hand, shellfish like crab, shrimp, or oysters are not healthy foods for your heart.

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