A silent heart attack occurs when a person does not experience the normal full-blown symptoms most are aware of.
Some in fact may feel nothing at all, but more often than not, more subtle symptoms may be present which might be mistaken for a less critical condition.
The causes of a silent heart attack are the same as that of a normal heart attack.
Over years, the heart arteries narrow from deposits of cholesterol and plaque.
These deposits can suddenly rupture, bleed and block off the artery, which leads to heart muscle damage.
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