Features November 2019 Issue

What

A mild heart attack is a wake-up call that itís time to take your coronary artery disease seriously.

What "Mild Heart Attack" Means

When the grim reaper comes knocking, and you aren't home, does this mean you're in the clear? Experts say your future is largely in your hands.

Nevertheless, it may take several hours to determine whether a heart attack has occurred and what kind of treatment is needed. When someone is unsure what their symptoms mean, the thought of spending several hours in the emergency department may deter them from seeking care. Dr. Campbell emphasizes that it's wiser to err on the safe side.

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