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 mellitus (DM), 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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