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Quiz: Do You Understand Heart Attacks?

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

Questions
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1

One of the symptoms of a heart attack can be vomiting.

Explanation:
Heart attack symptoms include dizziness, shortness of breath, tightness or pain in the chest or arms, sweating and nausea or vomiting.
2

A blood test can be helpful in diagnosing a heart attack.

Explanation:
Heart attack diagnosis usually involves an electrocardiogram (ECG), which records the electrical activity of your heart, and blood tests to measure the presence of certain enzymes.
3

Coronary artery bypass surgery is your only surgical option if you're suffering a heart attack.

Explanation:
If surgery is required, you might undergo coronary artery bypass surgery or coronary angioplasty and stenting.
4

Medications can be an effective way to treat a heart attack.

Explanation:
Medications to treat a heart attack may include aspirin to reduce clotting, thrombolytics (also called clotbusters), heparin, nitroglycerin and antiplatelet agents.
5

Cardiac rehabilitation won't prevent another heart attack - it's just to prevent complications after you've suffered one.

Explanation:
People who participate in a cardiac rehabilitation program are less likely to have another heart attack or to experience complications from a heart attack.

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