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Can I Have A Heart Attack And Not Know It
Absolutely: One of the best known research studies to examine this issue was the framingham heart study. In the study, several thousand people were followed for 50 years. One quarter of all patients with heart attacks did not have symptoms that were recognized by the patient and were not admitted to the hospital. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do or how to handle if I have a heart attack alone? And also what time do I have to get some help (minutes or seconds) ?
Yes: The heart is a muscular organ and like any muscle can be overworked to the point of failure. Studies have shown that even well trained marathon runners show signs of heart failure during marathons. To avoid overexerting your heart, train in a graduated fashion in moderation. Work with your physician and a trainer to establish a good cardio training regimen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overweight: Is a risk. It just means there are more fat and they can deposit in the arteries. That is genetic and environmental and modifiable with diet and exercise. There are other risks to look at, your cholesterol level, yes or no on diabetes, no smoking for you (good), family history of cardiovascular event, hypertension, of course you are a male. Eat healthy, exercise, enjoy life and you will be fine. ...Read more
Worried at 30: You have few more decades to worry , about getting an heart attack , very rare in a healthy person at your age.You have other real issues your job , family etc , but you can postpone or even prevent for few more decades , by your good life style , by balanced healthy diet , weight reduction if over weight , regular exercises , avoiding smoking drinking and drugs , sometimes may need prof. help ...Read more
My chest tightened up real bad and stayed that way for a few minutes. Did I have a heart attack ? P.S. I was doing drugs:p
I am 21 years old and a male. If i eat jack in the box everyday, can I have a heart attack and die? Like from hamburgers and frys?
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