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I need to know what exactly is circulatory collaspe caused by ?

i need to know what exactly is circulatory collaspe caused by acute myocardial infarction . in plain english.? i would like to know this in simple terms not doctors words.please, trying to find out what caused my mothers death exactly. is it a heart attack or something else?
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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I will do the best I can. I am sorry for your loss. Acute MI is a heart attack. Sometimes the heart muscle is so damaged that it can not beat any longer. Circulatory collapse is because with out the heart beating there is not a way to carry the oxygen / blood throughout the body. I am sorry that it was not presented in a way you could understand it. Death happens quickly. Again, I am sorry for your loss. Take care of yourself and know that your Mom loved you and she knew you loved her also.
Answered: Sun, 20 Dec 2009
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