Cardiac Arrest

About- A cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly stops pumping blood around the body, commonly because of the electrical signal problem in the heart, resulting in sudden, unexpected loss of heart function, breathing, and consciousness.

Symptoms-

 Chest pain
 Dizziness
 Fainting
 Fatigue and weakness
 No pulse
 Palpitations
 Shortness of breath
 Sudden collapse
 Unconsciousness
 Unresponsiveness
 Vomiting

Causes-
 Arrhythmia
 Atherosclerosis
 Congenital Heart Disease
 Drug abuse of cocaine or amphetamines
 Electrical Impulse problems
 A family history of heart disease
 Heart attack
 Heart failure
 High blood pressure
 High cholesterol
 History of a heart attack
 Irregular Heart Valves
 Large Heart
 Long QT syndrome
 Low potassium or magnesium
 Male gender
 Obesity
 Sedentary lifestyle
 Smoking
 Ventricular fibrillation 

Specialists to Visit
 Cardiologist

 Critical Care Doctor
 Emergency Medicine Doctor
 
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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.heart.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.bhf.org.uk
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.heartfoundation.org.nz

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