A little knowledge can be a lifesaving thing. Too often, people use “ sudden cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” interchangeably, but they shouldn’t.
A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating unexpectedly.
A heart attack is a “circulation” problem and sudden cardiac arrest is an “electrical” problem.
Here are more facts from the American Heart...
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