Cardiac arrest

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What is cardiac arrest?

Cardiac arrest is the cessation of a heart beat or myocardial contraction.

Common symptoms reported by people with cardiac arrest

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for cardiac arrest

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Compare treatments taken by people with cardiac arrest

Let’s build this page together! When you share what it’s like to have cardiac arrest through your profile, those stories and data appear here too.

Got a question about living with cardiac arrest? Members in the forum might have the answers.

Who has cardiac arrest on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 31 say cardiac arrest is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 10
40s 14
50s 26
60s 18
70+ 8

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 35
Female 46

These charts show data from cardiac arrest patients who have completed their condition history
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