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Tests To Expect When Seeking Emergency Care For Heart Attack

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When symptoms that start out as a slight tightness in the chest, discomfort in the neck and shoulders, or lightheadedness begin to worsen and become painful, which could be a sign that you are experiencing an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) – i.e., heart attack. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports… Read More »

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How Florida Health Care Providers Treat Three Types Of Heart Attacks

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

You are right to be concerned if you experience chest pain, shortness of breath, or other classic symptoms of heart attack, and you know the importance of getting medical attention right away. Upon arrival, you can expect health care providers to conduct a thorough physical exam, along with various diagnostic screenings to assess your… Read More »

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Common Heart Attack Errors By Florida Physicians

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Coronary heart disease remains the top cause of death in the US according to the American Heart Association (AHA), taking the lives of almost 366,000 individuals every year. However, additional statistics reveal that deaths from heart attack are not the only concern. AHA researchers estimate that around 605,000 people every year will experience their… Read More »

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Can a Heart Attack Misdiagnosis Lead to Brain Injury?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Misdiagnosis of a heart attack can have serious, long-term consequences, especially for your circulatory, pulmonary, respiratory, and related systems. However, there’s another implication that you may not expect: Mistakes in diagnosing a heart attack can also affect the brain, potentially causing serious brain injuries. An acute myocardial infarction (AMI) prevents the flow of oxygen-rich… Read More »

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