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Ohhhhh My Pooooor Heart

Today one of my cousins passed away due to heart attack. I really felt sad because I do not know how many of my family members passed away due to cancer. The most saddening thing is, my dad too passed away due to heart attack. So I decided to just find out, why it happens in the first place and the shocking factor just opened up to me. I hope you too read it and know it. What is a Heart Attack? A heart attack is a serious medical emergency in which the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked, usually by a blood clot. What are the causes of Heart Attack? Heart attacks are not the result of coronary artery disease. It is as a result of disease in the small vessels—the capillaries and small arterioles—which is a consequence of factors such as stress, diabetes, smoking and nutritional deficiencies. Heart cells, which are very active metabolically, suffer from inadequate oxygen and nutrient supply. This oxygen and nutrient deficiency increases under stressful conditions. W