Many assume that heart disease only affects older individuals, but in reality, it can strike anyone at any point in time. In 2019, ischaemic heart diseases took the top spot at 15.6% for principle cause of death, which is about 50 individuals per day. Heart attacks or serangan sakit jantung have been the leading cause of death in Malaysia for the past 14 years, according to the latest statistics on Causes of Death in Malaysia released by the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM).
Find out the signs and symptoms of a heart attack, the types of treatment available for heart attack survivors, and risk prevention for your heart health in this episode of caring for one’s heart, together with our Homage Care Specialist Wong Yi Huey and Care Advisor Shalini Kantan.
With over 20 years of experience, Wong Yi Huey specializes in adult cardiothoracic intensive care. She has worked as a registered nurse in different parts of the world such as Singapore, the United Kingdom, and now in Malaysia, as our Homage Care Specialist.
Disclaimer: The health information is provided for general informational and educational purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional health advice. To seek further medical advice for your medical condition, do consult your doctor or go to the nearest health institution to get assistance. This video only represents the speaker’s views on various signs and symptoms for heart attacks, steps to prevention, and overall heart health.