ABSTRACT – Acute Coronary Syndrome involves sudden reduction in blood flow to the heart. Patient may feel pain, pressure...
Acute Coronary Syndrome involves sudden reduction in blood flow to the heart. Patient may feel pain, pressure or discomfort in the chest like heart attack. It can also be felt while resting or doing some light activity as well. It does not cause cell death but reduced blood flow affects working of the heart which might arise the risk of heart attack. Acute Coronary Syndrome should be diagnosed and treated promptly to improve health and prevent future problems. Treatments are different according to patient’s health conditions and symptoms.
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS –
Restlessness and fatigue
Pain, pressure, discomfort or burning feeling in the chest
Pain radiates from chest to back, neck, shoulders or arms (Especially towards left hand)
Shortness of breath
Heart-healthy diet is must
Regular exercise and physically active body can prevent this
Keep a check on and maintain cholesterol level
Control blood pressure
Weight maintenance according to BMI