Status: 28/09/2023, 15:04 p.m.
By: Judith Braun
Heart attack is one of the most common causes of death in Germany. This makes it all the more important to protect oneself from suffering. These tips can help you.
A heart attack can affect anyone, regardless of age or gender. But with the right precautions and a healthy lifestyle, you can significantly reduce your risk. In this article, you will learn how to prevent a heart attack and effectively protect yourself from it.
What is a heart attack?
During a heart attack, the blood supply to the heart is suddenly interrupted. © Moya/IMAGO
Before we dive into preventive measures, it is important to understand what a heart attack is. A heart attack occurs when the blood supply to the heart is suddenly cut off, often due to blockage of the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart. Without adequate blood supply, heart muscle tissue begins to die, which can lead to serious health problems.
Prevention measures against myocardial infarction
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Prevention of heart attacks requires a conscious commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Implementing these preventive measures can significantly reduce your risk and improve your heart health. Remember that it's never too early to take steps to protect your heart.
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This article contains only general information on the respective health topic and is therefore not intended for self-diagnosis, treatment or medication. It is in no way a substitute for a visit to the doctor. Unfortunately, individual questions about clinical pictures may not be answered by our editors.
This article was created with the help of machines and carefully reviewed by editor Judith Braun before publication.