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Can the human heart turn black due to Heart Attack?

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No, medically speaking a human heart can never turn black. But it can possibly turn cyanotic - dark bluish, due to lack of oxygenation to tissues in many condition! read more

Human heart turns black initially during heart attack. Gradually, that black tissue is replaced by fibrosis (more tough, non-contractile white scar) in several weeks. Person may remain alive even after a part of the heart is dead, but with obvious lesser pumping function. read more

Eventually the heart may weaken, leading to heart failure. If heartbeat is too slow not enough blood may get out from the heart to the body, leading to heart failure. Atrial fibrillation - an irregular, often rapid heart beat; patients with atrial fibrillation have a higher risk of hospitalization due to heart failure, a study found. read more

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