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What is a Heart Attack?


Dignity Health Editorial Team / SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

A heart attack occurs when the blood supply to the heart muscle is suddenly cut off, and the heart can’t get enough oxygen. Heart attacks are typically caused by ischemic heart disease. This is when plaque builds up in the coronary arteries which supply blood to the heart.

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