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Reasons for unexplained cardiac arrest leading to death - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my father passed away suddenly last week in his sleep. he was 58. the coroner said it was probably at heartattack. it was completely out of the blue
User :   he was laughing and happy before he went to bed. is this common?
Doctor :   does your father had any medical disorders like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease
User :   nothing that he was aware of
User :   the only thing is he knew is that he did take medication for cholesterol
Doctor :   sudden cardiac death do occur n some individuals
User :   could there be any other explination?
Doctor :   In some individuals the block in the heart manifests like chest pain, breathlessness
Doctor :   In some individuals it does not manifests in any symptoms
User :   he was feeling nausea a few days before
Doctor :   vomiting is also a sign of heart attack
Doctor :   vomiting, chest pain, sweating, back pain all these are symptoms
Doctor :   we do neglect these symptoms

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