Vital Exhaustion and its Role in Cardiac Events

For patients suffering a first-time cardiac event there could be warning signs in the form of a condition called vital exhaustion. A recent study looked at the causes and signs of vital exhaustion and potential preventive measures and treatments for these patients.

For patients suffering a first-time cardiac event there could be warning signs in the form of a condition called vital exhaustion. A recent study looked at the causes and signs of vital exhaustion and potential preventive measures and treatments for these patients.

Jincy Thankachen, MD, talked about the concept of vital exhaustion and explained how it increases the risk for cardiovascular disease and contributes to poor health outcomes during a video interview at the 2014 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago.