Heart attack treatment in Ogden, Utah
Ogden Regional Medical Center is committed to serving the Greater Salt Lake City community for chest pain and heart attack treatment. We provide resources on how to prevent a heart attack by helping you identify symptoms and risk factors.
To find out more information on heart attack prevention or to find a physician, call us at (855) 413-7829.
Heart attack education
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart attacks are the leading cause of death in the United States. Heart attack is the most common cause of sudden cardiac arrest. At Ogden Regional Medical Center, we encourage you, your family members and friends to learn how to prevent heart attacks and to share the information.
Heart attack risk factors
You can be proactive and identify any risk factors you have for heart attack. Identifying controllable risk factors is key to maintaining a healthy heart and avoiding heart attack.
Controllable risk factors include:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Physical inactivity
Knowing the uncontrollable risk factors is also equally important. Those risk factors include:
- Family history
Steps you can take
- Take our free heart risk assessment and learn more about your personal cardiovascular health.
- Learn hands-only CPR, which can double a person’s chances of survival following a sudden cardiac arrest. This method is an effective option for people who are untrained in conventional CPR.
- Sign up for a CPR class in your community.
- Recognize heart attack symptoms in both men and women. When you recognize those symptoms, call 911!