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How Do You Feel After A Heart Attack
How do u feel after a heart attack. Like when u wake up the next day. How do u feel? Would u have weakness? Head pressure? Brain fog?
Yes...but: Congratulations as many people do not survive their first mi. Lifestyle modification (diet, exercise, tobacco cessation) and adherence to medications are vital to your longevity as well as having a cardiologist to partner with in your health journey. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ask cardiologist.: Ask your cardiologist when it is safe for you to resume all your normal activities: lifting heavy objects, driving, and sex - it feels funny asking, but it's an important question your doctor has answered many times. There is no answer that is right for everyone because all heart attacks and all people are unique. Ask soon, and good luck. ...Read more
Yes: After being released to return to work by their cardiologist. ...Read more
See inside: Some medications prescribed after a heart attack are Aspirin which prevents further clots, Nitroglycerin which opens arteries in an emergency, a blood pressure medicine known as a beta-blocker which slows heart rate. The goal is to manage every risk factor as perfectly as possible, so cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes need to be managed ideally. I don't think there are 5 drugs every time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are the symptoms/issues to expect AFTER a heart attack, will any of the textbook symptoms prior to the attack still effect you AFTER the attack?
Weakness, fatigue: The classic symptoms of a heart attack (crushing chest pain, left arm pain, jaw pain, shortness of breath etc.) are not the same as the long term effects. Depending on how much of your heart muscle was damaged, you might notice that your heart can't respond to demands like it used to, and you'l be less able to exert yourself, climb stairs, be active, etc. ...Read more
See doctor: Angina would mean there is heart muscle which is still getting poor blood flow. This maybe from an area which can not be treated with a stent or surgery. But it could also be an area which can be treated. Only your cardiologist can help you figure that out. Go see him/her. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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