A congestive heart failure or attack may result fromeither the congestion in the coronary artery or due to a disease of the coronary artery. In both cases flow of blood going into or out of the heart is choked. The heart muscle gets damaged due to receiving not enough blood and oxygen on one hand, and also canÃ¢ÂÂt pumpenough blood borne nutrients and oxygen to feed the tissues of the body parts, on the other.
For an average person if a severe heart attack occurs, a time gap of maximum three hours is generally the limit before one can catch medical treatment. Many heart attack patients die before they can reach a hospital. The sooner the person gets to the emergency room, the better the chance of survival. Prompt medical treatment reduces the amount of heart damage.Read More >
By AIMS Hospital