Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart beat stops suddenly for some time. Every year, thousands of people suffer from cardiac arrest and not all are lucky enough to survive the fatal condition. Cardiac arrest can be prevented or one can at least avoid it by bringing a few changes in one’s daily life.
But one may ask, what is cardiac arrest? Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may or may not have diagnosed heart disease
According to the Professor of Medicine / Cardiology at Babcock University, President and CEO of Tri State Cardiovascular Institute, and Head of the Division of Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention Laboratory of the University Hospital of Ibadan, Prof. Kamar Adeleke, cardiac arrests affect More than 4,000,000 people around the world. once a year and is caused by the sudden interruption of the heart. Cardiovascular conditions, electrical disturbances in the circulatory system, abnormal heart rhythm and heart attacks can create the basis for cardiac arrest.