Here is all that you need to know about Cardiac Arrest

The sudden death of actress Sridevi on rumors that it was due to a cardiac arrest shocked people across the country. Though the fact was later revealed, and she had died of drowning inside the bath tub. People started wondering how and what are the reasons for a cardiac arrest to occur, especially in young people.

There are many youngsters who have passed away due to a cardiac arrest. The sudden, unexpected loss of heart functions that eventually leads to stopping of breathing is what a cardiac arrest is. This is due to an electrical disturbance in your heart, and by the time you realize what is happening, you would already have fell unconscious!

Most of the times, a cardiac arrest occurs when the victim has some underlying heart issue (which was detected or sometimes not). It can be congenital or something that one acquired over the years. This gets worse for people who are 35 years of age and above.

Some of the cardiac arrests do not show signs of anything to directly do with the heart. Over dosage of drugs, alcoholism, intense smoking, internal bleeding are some of them.

People with diabetes are also prone to cardiac arrests easily. It usually leads to silent myocardial ischemia.

Some of the symptoms of a cardiac arrest are sudden collapse, unconsciousness, lack of pulse and breathing. Usually, victims do not survive till the time they get to the hospital as the effect of a cardiac arrest is fast.

The best way to stay away from a cardiac arrest is to take care of your body, and exercise regularly. Eating healthy and wise does magic too!

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