Heart attack symptoms: Pain in this part of the body can indicate life-threatening state

HEART attack symptoms can be associated with those of less serious health conditions, but if you suspect any are happening, you should dial 999 immediately. The condition is considered a medical emergency and can have life-threatening consequences. One of the most notable signs is feeling pain in a particular part of the body.

Heart attack symptoms: Pain in this part of the body can indicate life-threatening state

Heart attack symptoms can be difficult to spot, particularly when ones like sweating are associated with less serious health conditions. The condition occurs when there is lack of blood to the heart. Coronary heart disease – where the major blood vessels that supply the heart get clogged up with deposits of cholesterol – is the […]

Hurricane Florence weakens slightly as it churns toward the Carolinas, but ‘life-threatening’ storm surges and flooding remain likely

NASA via AP Hurricane Florence, weakened to a Category 2 storm late Wednesday night on its way to the shores of the Carolinas, the National Hurricane Center said. The National Hurricane Center warned that a “life-threatening storm surge and rainfall” to the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic states remains likely with tropical-storm-force winds arriving Thursday. Hurricane and storm […]

Stroke: Two thirds of nation ignore this step to slash risk of life-threatening condition

Stroke occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is cut off. This is considered a medical emergency and urgent treatment is essential. A stroke can cause swallowing difficulties, pain and sensory problems, communication problems, and tiredness and fatigue. In some cases it can even be fatal. Health experts recommend the best […]

Homeopathic co. expands recall as FDA warns of “life-threatening” infections

Enlarge (credit: Getty | Zing Images) Homeopathic product maker King Bio has now expanded a recall to include all of its water-based human and animal treatments—a vast list including nearly 600 products. The expansion comes as the Food and Drug Administration announced it found “high levels of microbial contamination” that appears to be recurring and […]

Games can and should comfort patients with life-threatening illnesses

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I tried a new virtual reality program that puts firefighter trainees in front of a raging fire to prep them for life-threatening situations

Supplied I have been trying out a new virtual reality program that helps firefighters to get accustomed to dangerous, high-pressure situations without them having to be physically in the field tackling real fires. Dimension Data, a global technology integrator and managed services provider, and Flaim Systems, an immersive VR start-up owned by Deakin University, have […]

Stroke: Switching to this amazing diet could help you avoid life-threatening condition

Stroke is the UK’s fourth largest cause of death. One in eight strokes being fatal within the first 30 days and one in four strokes being fatal within a year, according to the Stroke Association. Symptoms that someone is having a stroke appear rapidly and can include sudden trouble seeing or blurred vision, trouble speaking […]