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Heart Attack

Diving Heart Attack - Predisposing Risk Factors


Predisposing factors of a scuba diving heart attack may include male gender, increased age, high blood pressure, overexertion, obesity, diabetes, smoking, and the use of certain drugs or medications before diving.

The risk of a diving heart attack may also increase if your family has a history of heart disease.

Heart Attack Signs and Symptoms

Heart Attack Treatment (conscious diver)

Heart Attack Treatment (unconscious diver)

STOP - Assess and observe the scene

THINK - Consider your safety and form action plan

ACT - Check responsiveness

ALERT EMS

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