Home > Medical > Heart Health > Heart attack Heart attack All sections in Heart » About Heart » Children & Heart Disease » Congenital Heart Disease » Emergency Treatment » FAQs » Diet and your Heart » Health Tips » Heart and Exercise » Heart Attack » Heart Transplants » After a Heart Attack » Multimedia » Heart News » Obesity » Smoking & your Heart » Stress & your Heart » Tests & Procedures » The Heart in Space » Treatment » Women & Heart Disease Learn more about myocardial infarction (heart attack) symptoms, treatment and prevention and discover what some of the main risk factors for cardiac arrest are, here. Many feel 'frozen' when heart attack strikes Patients who wait more than 12 hours to seek medical care when having heart attack symptoms typically perceive an inability to act, according to a new survey. Scared to exercise after a heart attack? It's probably scarier if you don't A recent Swedish study found that heart attack survivors who identified as 'constantly active' had a 71% lower risk of death than the 'inactive' participants. Heart attacks striking more young adults Once people in their 20s or 30s have had a heart attack, they're at risk for more cardiovascular events and have just as much risk as older people. Heart attacks rising among younger US women Obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes all seem to be more detrimental to women, which might help to explain why younger women are experiencing more heart attacks. Holidays hike heart attack risk Research from Sweden found that traditional holidays are associated with an increased risk of heart attack. Here's how middle-aged people – especially women – can avoid a heart attack People who want to increase cardiorespiratory fitness should strive to be physically active at least 150 minutes each week and minimise time spent being sedentary. Seek help fast if you have heart attack symptoms on vacation If you're going on vacation and experience heart attack symptoms, get medical help as soon as you possibly can, seeing that heart attacks are believed to be the leading cause of natural death among travellers. A home near 'green space' could cut heart attack risk Research indicating that living in or near green spaces is good for the heart could be an argument for encouraging greening streetscapes and establishing parks in the vicinity of homes. Infections may be a trigger for heart attack and stroke A new study found that infections like pneumonia and urinary tract infections substantially increased a group of patients' odds of having a heart attack or stroke. load more From our sponsor 3 symptoms of an acute heart failure episode! 5 lifestyle changes to help manage heart failure!