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Heart Health in Pasadena

June 1, 2019

Myocardinal Infarctions or “Heart Attacks” as they are more commonly known are brought on by impaired blood flow to the heart brought on by a blood clot when plaque build-up in wall of a coronary artery ruptures.  There are a number of factors that can play into a heart attack such as smoking, high blood pressure, Diabetes, obesity and cholesterol.

Stroke or heart attack is a life altering occurrence and must be dealt with seriously.  Those who experience a heart attack are especially at risk as the heart is permanently weaker due scarring of the heart muscle.  It is important to learn to recognize the symptoms of heart disease especially if there is a history of the condition in the family.  The most common symptom of the condition is chest pain or angina.  Often mistaken for heartburn, angina can be described as a pressure or heaviness in the chest.  It may also be felt in the arms, neck, back and jaw.  Other symptoms include:

  • Irregular heart beats
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath

While an actual heart attack on the other hand may include all of the above to a stronger degree in addition to weakness and anxiety-IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO SEEK EMERGECNY MEDICAL ATTENTION IF YOU THINK YOU ARE HAVING A HEART ATTACK.  Immediate action can lessen the damage to the heart muscle.

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At A-1 Home Care in Pasadena, we specialize in expert Heart Attack Careon a 24 Hour Live-In schedule or Hourly.  Our skilled and compassionate staff of expert Heart Attack Caregivers will make sure your loved one is safe and comfortable as well assist with help around the home, preparation of healthy meals, supervision of medication, companion care and much more.

We offer affordable rates on the highest level of Personal Care and always go the extra mile for our clients.  Whether it’s tending to the needs of the family cat or making sure doctor’s visits are met on time, you can rest assured that their needs will be met.  Contact us today to learn more and receive a free quote at (626) 287-0250 or (562) 929-8400.  We are proud to be the Home Care agency of choice for all of Century CityGlendaleSanta Monica and Sierra Madre.