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What happens during a heart attack? - Krishna Sudhir

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Approximately seven million people around the world die from heart attacks every year. And cardiovascular disease, which causes heart attacks and other problems like strokes, is the world’s leading killer. So what causes a heart attack? Krishna Sudhir examines the leading causes and treatments of this deadly disease.

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  • Educator Krishna Sudhir
  • Director Chadwick Whitehead
  • Script Editor Eleanor Nelsen
  • Animator Chadwick Whitehead
  • Sound Designer Robert Jung
  • Composer Robert Jung
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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For more information on heart attacks, visit the American Heart Association, and take a look at some of their references. There are several ways to manage your lifestyle to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Start now! This article has some great ideas on how to get moving, and eating healthier: Guidelines on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk.

How are heart attacks treated? Want some information? Get some advice from the National Institutes of Health. Finally, here’s some Heart attack facts from WebMD. Get smart and learn now what you can do to ensure you have a long and healthy life.

Interested in some specifics about the heart? Learn more by taking a look at this TED-Ed lesson: How the heart actually pumps blood - Edmond Hui

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  • Educator Krishna Sudhir
  • Director Chadwick Whitehead
  • Script Editor Eleanor Nelsen
  • Animator Chadwick Whitehead
  • Sound Designer Robert Jung
  • Composer Robert Jung
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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