On May 31, 2022, Indian singer KK urf Krishnakumar Kunnath, died of a heart attack just hours after performing live in Kolkata. He was 53 years old at the time.
KK was apparently sick while playing at a performance in Kolkata’s Nazrul Manch. At 5 p.m., the show began. He returned to his hotel in Esplanade after the show, where he expressed his unease. At after 10:30 p.m., he was transported to the Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI), where he was declared dead from a heart attack. KK’s death has crushed the hearts of fans and admirers all around the country.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his sincere condolences to the singer on Twitter. “Saddened by the untimely demise of noted singer Krishnakumar Kunnath popularly known as KK. His songs reflected a wide range of emotions and struck a chord with people of all age groups. We will always remember him through his songs. Condolences to his family and fans. Om Shanti,” he wrote.
Jyothy Kunnath, KK’s wife, and their two children, Nakul Krishna Kunnath and Tamara Kunnath, survive him.
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What are the Causes of Heart Attack?
- A steady supply of oxygen-rich blood is mandatory by heart muscle. Your coronary arteries provide this vital blood supply to your heart.
- When you have coronary artery disease, your arteries narrow, preventing blood from flowing as freely as it should. A heart attack occurs when your blood supply is cut off.
- Plaques form when fat, proteins, calcium, and inflammatory cells pile up in your arteries. On the inside, these plaque are mushy and soft, but on the outside, deposits are hard.
- The outer shell of the plaque fractures when it becomes hard. This is referred to as a rupture. Blood clots form around the plaque as platelets (disc-shaped particles in your blood that help it clot) arrive. Your heart muscle will be deprived of oxygen if a blood clot plugs an artery. Muscle cells die quickly, resulting in irreversible injury.
- The muscle lining of your blood arteries permits them to widen or narrow as needed. When those muscles twitch or spasm, the blood supply to the heart muscle is cut off.
- An embolism is a blood clot or air bubble that becomes trapped in a coronary artery.
- A heart attack can be caused by having too much or too little potassium in your blood.
- An eating disorder can harm your heart over time, eventually leading to a heart attack.
What are the Symptoms of a Heart Attack?
The signs and symptoms of a heart attack differ. Some people only experience minor signs and symptoms. Others have more severe signs and symptoms. Some persons have no signs or symptoms.
- Cold sweat
- Heartburn or indigestion
- Shortness of breath
- Lightheadedness or sudden dizziness
- Chest pain that may feel like aching, squeezing, pressure, pain, and tightness
- Pain or discomfort that spreads to the shoulder, arm, teeth, neck, back, jaw, or upper abdomen
Who is Most at Risk for a Heart Attack?
Your chance of suffering a heart attack is influenced by a number of factors. Some of these risk factors, unfortunately, are beyond your control.
- Family history of heart disease
- Age and sex
- If you have certain health diseases or conditions
- Preeclampsia is a condition that can develop during the period of pregnancy
Your lifestyle choices can also influence your risk of a heart attack. Heart attack risk is increased by the following lifestyle factors:
- Lack of Physical Activity
- A Diet Rich in Sugar, Sodium, and Fat
- Tobacco or Smoking Use
- Drinking Excessive Alcohol
- Drug Abuse
Other Diseases and Health Conditions
The following health problems can put you at risk for a heart attack:
- Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
- Hyperlipidemia (High Cholesterol)
- Eating Disorders
We hope that you acquire all the information regarding heart attacks. It is highly recommended by our professionals to consult your doctor if you are suffering from symptoms. Personal Care N Heal also offers more information regarding health, food, mental health, fitness, cycling, etc., which you can read for the betterment of your life.