Sports and Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

If you're an athlete and have been told you are at increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest, there are several key questions that you should ask your health care provider during your next visit. These questions will ensure that you and your doctor have discussed your major risk factors so that you can become or stay as healthy as possible.
  • What causes sudden cardiac arrest?
  • Are there early signs of sudden cardiac arrest to watch for?
  • What is the chance of having a sudden cardiac arrest if a family member had one?
  • Once you’ve had sudden cardiac arrest, what is needed to prevent another one?
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