Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Causes, Preventions & Symptoms


Heart attacks, strokes, and cardiac arrests are usual reasons for death in our surroundings; research on many celebrities diagnosed the occurrence of heart diseases after sudden death and having symptoms of sweating and chest pain.

Heart diseases, also called Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), are diseased vessels such as coronary artery disease, congenital heart diseases (heart problems till birth), structural problems, blood clots, and arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat), among many other heart-related issues that can lead to many diseases. 

Although all types of cardiac disease are at high risk of serious complications when undergoing surgical procedures under general anesthesia, conditions like unstable angina, congestion, cardiac failure, valvular septal defects, and myocardial infarction increase the risk fourfold. A history of bypass, angioplasty, or valve replacement is essential.

According to the American Heart Association (based on 2020 data), 224.4 per 100,000 US deaths are attributable to CVD, and 239.8 per 100,000 global deaths are attributable to CVD.

In 2019, globally 17.9 million people died from CVD, comprising 32% of global mortality. (WHO 2021)

As per reports, there are approximately 697,000 deaths in the U.S., Approximately 697,000 deaths per year. ( Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2022)


Recent reports have shown that more people have cardiovascular issues after COVID-19, such as arrhythmia, cardiac arrest, heart strokes, and heart attacks.

An unhealthy lifestyle is a significant problem for diseases.

  • Physical inactivity 
  • Poor diet 
  • Excessive Alcohol 
  • High cholesterol 
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes 
  • High BP
  • Tension 

More factors, including excessive alcohol and caffeine intake, smoking, obesity, high cholesterol levels, and Airway obstruction, lead to CVS and other medical conditions.


  • Chest pain 
  • Pain in the left hand
  • Body pain in the upper region 
  • Feeling uncomfortable 
  • Cough
  • Tension 
  • Dizziness and sweating 
  • Syncope (sudden loss of consciousness)
  • Shortness of breath 
  • Weakness
  • Tachycardia (fast heartbeat)
  • Bradycardia (slow heartbeat)
  • When quickly tired while gymming and exercising or doing an activity.
  • Swelling occurs in ankles, feet, and hands.
  • Shortness of breath while doing activities.

If you feel these symptoms, quickly contact a cardiologist. 

Heart problems are usually seen in patients of Age factors, ordinarily prone to men, medical history of heart diseases of the patient, smoking history, obesity, congenital diseases, diabetes, and cholesterol can make riskier for heart issues common cause of heart problems. 


It is crucial to maintain a healthy lifestyle to live a healthy life since a few years of heart disease is prevalent, and we can easily hear about youngsters having heart problems around us.

Doctors advise eating healthy food like vegetables and beans with less oil and salt, fruits with plenty of water, and maintaining weight.

Forty minutes walk and ten minutes exercise to complete the need for a basic amount of oxygen and proper maintenance of body functions.

Ignore your surroundings, which gives you tension and anxiety, and stay with people who make you laugh and feel comfortable. 

Try to avoid alcohol and caffeine, and make yourself busy to ignore such an environment.

It is necessary to get health check-ups to avoid a risk for cardiovascular disease.


ECG ( electrocardiogram ) is for recording heartbeat to diagnose your heart problems, Holter monitoring, stress test, angioplasty, cardiac CT, cardiac MRI, etc, to trace the exact heart problem and diagnose it.

  • Maintain healthy lifestyle 
  • Intake of proper medicine 
  • Surgery if required.
  • If there is an emergency, call Emergency if you feel severe symptoms 

Heart diseases can be treated if diagnosed earlier and save a patient’s life. Tell your health professionals if you have any history of heart disease and have these symptoms. 

Heart disease, let’s defeat, keep a healthy heartbeat.

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