Imagine holding your breath underwater. Now imagine that you couldn’t return to the surface. This is similar to what the heart experiences during an ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).
When “Code Stroke” is announced over the hospital loudspeaker, a designated health care team immediately moves the patient for a CT scan to confirm the diagnosis.
A sedentary lifestyle can cause weight gain and conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, but did you know it can also lead to problems with blood circulation?