You Must Know the Differences between a Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest and Stroke
One of the most common mistakes that people make when referring to acute heart-related episodes is using the terms “heart attack”, “cardiac arrest” and “stroke” interchangeably.
Although all three are associated with the heart, they occur for different reasons, have different symptoms and affect the body differently.
Understanding their differences can play a vital role in being better prepared to address these issues and seek treatment before it is too late if you or someone around you experiences one of these events.
Watch on to gain a basic understanding of what these terms mean, the symptoms each condition entails and how to respond when faced with them.