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WHEN TO SEEK FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSISTANCE AFTER AN INFARCTUS

It is essential also to remain vigilant as regards psychological symptoms that may appear during this critical period. Between 1 and 5 people will develop depression after a heart attack. When to worry about it.

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HOW IT IS MADE (ANATOMY)

HOW IT IS MADE (ANATOMY)

The heart is a muscular organ located in the center of the chest, between the two lungs.

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ECG

ECG

Electrocardiogram (ECG) is a 10 seconds recording of the electricity of the heart

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PREMATURE BEATS; THE MEDICAL POINT OF VIEW

PREMATURE BEATS; THE MEDICAL POINT OF VIEW

The electrical system can be overexcited.The extrasystoles are supplementary heartbeats, either extras or premature, or before their time, pulses. The extrasystoles may be a consequence of an overexcited system at the atrium and/or ventricle levels.

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ATHEROMA (ATHEROSCLEROSIS)

ATHEROMA (ATHEROSCLEROSIS)

Risk factors for the development of plaques include age, male gender, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking and obesity.

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