heart attack

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persistent
The person may have persistent, vice-like chest pain, which may spread to their arms, neck, jaw, back or stomach.
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uporczywy

vice-like
The person may have persistent, vice-like chest pain, which may spread to their arms, neck, jaw, back or stomach.
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żelazny (uścisk)

imadło

ease
This pain is caused by a blockage of the blood supply to the heart muscle, and the pain will not ease with rest.
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zelżeć, złagodnieć (np. o bólu)

strain
Make sure they are in a position that is comfortable for them. This will ease the strain on the heart. Sitting them on the floor means they are less likely to hurt themselves if they collapse.
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obciążenie, wysiłek

reassurance
Give them constant reassurance while waiting for the ambulance.
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uspokojenie, podniesienie na duchu (kogoś)

fatal
A heart attack happens when the blood supply to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked. The blockage means the heart can’t work effectively, so a heart attack can be fatal.
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śmiertelny

severity
The severity of the heart attack depends on the size of the area of heart muscle affected.
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powaga

cardiac arrest
A cardiac arrest is when the heart stops completely, causing the person to collapse, lose consciousness and stop breathing. It may be caused by a heart attack.
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zatrzymanie akcji serca

occurs
Angina is a tight feeling in the chest. It occurs when the arteries narrow, restricting the blood supply to the heart.
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występuje

arteries narrow, restricting the blood supply
Angina is a tight feeling in the chest. It occurs when the arteries narrow, restricting the blood supply to the heart.
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tętnice wąskie, ograniczające dopływ krwi

Angina
Symptoms include chest pain and shortness of breath but, unlike a heart attack, symptoms ease with rest and taking prescribed medication. Most people who have angina manage it with medication that comes in tablet or spray form.
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Angina

subside
If, during an angina attack, the pain doesn’t subside after the second dose of their medication, suspect a heart attack and call 999 immediately.
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ustępować (o bólu)

one dose
You can offer the person an aspirin tablet to chew slowly, as this will help thin their blood. They should not take more than 300mg in one dose.
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jedna dawka


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