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Roots of Heart Disease

Non-Invasive Cardiologist Tanya Dutta, MD on the Roots of Heart Disease and How to Stay Heart-Healthy

By April 20, 2015 Features

Can you explain what happens to my heart during a heart attack?

Normally, your heart is fed oxygenated blood through blood vessels called coronary arteries. During a heart attack, a clot forms in the coronary artery, abruptly stopping blood flow. The heart muscle can become damaged from the loss of oxygen. However, if blood flow is restored quickly by a procedure called an angiogram, the heart muscle can be saved. Read More

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