If you think you're having symptoms of a heart attack, seek emergency medical care immediately by calling 911. Learn the symptoms of a heart attack in men and women.
A myocardial infarction is commonly known as a heart attack. A heart attack occurs when there isn’t enough oxygen being supplied to the heart muscle. If your coronary arteries are blocked, it can limit the flow of blood to heart tissue, causing the heart to beat irregularly or stop beating completely.
During a heart attack, men often have these symptoms:
Cardiologists at Riverview Health in Noblesville, IN, specialize in a wide array of diagnostic tests to evaluate your heart health and potentially life-threatening conditions. Your doctor may recommend performing the following procedures to diagnose a heart attack:
Once your doctor has reviewed your test results, he or she will make a diagnosis and create a plan of action for your care.
Ready to take a step toward a healthier life? Evaluate your heart with a $49 heart scan at Riverview Health. Though a heart scan doesn’t require a doctor’s order, you must meet specific criteria. To see if you qualify and to request an appointment, call 317.776.7247.
Riverview Health evaluates and treats a wide array of heart conditions for people living in Noblesville, Carmel, Cicero, Fishers, Sheridan and Westfield, IN.