Al-Nimr said, during an intervention on “Sky” on the “Al-Youm” program broadcast on the “Al-Ekhbariya” channel, that the clot is a blockage in the artery, and it is a complication of cardiac arrest.
He pointed out that the death rate in stroke is 10%, and cardiac arrest is a complication of stroke, and the mortality rate in it is 95%, explaining that the cause of strokes in young people and under the age of forty is high cholesterol, lack of awareness of it, smoking of all kinds, stress and psychological pressure, whether social or occupational, and lack of exercise. And eat fast food.
He added that the possibility of strokes among athletes is very small, noting that most heart attacks occur among the elderly, and its symptoms include severe chest pain, sweating, nausea, shortness of breath, palpitations and fainting.
He explained that cardiac arrest occurs without introduction and raising health awareness is important to prevent it by measuring cholesterol and pressure, conducting an annual examination and staying away from smoking, as all of these methods reduce the possibility of stroke and strokes.