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I just had a heart attack. What can I do to prevent another attack?

I just had a heart attack. What can I do to prevent another attack?

Address risk factors: The first thing to do is control the risk factors that you can: if you smoke, stop. Control cholesterol, hypertension and diabetes. Exercise or cardiac rehab if you currently don't. Address your diet and weight, if needed. Continue medications prescribed by your physician and follow-up as directed.Also consider adjunctive therapies that can help reduce stress levels, whatever tthose may be for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Heart Attack (Definition)

Heart attack is a life-threatening condition in which the blood vessels that supply the heart becomes occluded and thus the heart itself is not longer receiving any blood flow. Without this blood flow, the heart muscle dies and cannot pump blood to the ...Read more


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What can I do to prevent a heart attack?

What can I do to prevent a heart attack?

Carefully: Good personal habits no smoking regular exercize monitor blood pressure check cholesterol and general physical features know your family history. ...Read more

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How to prevent heart attack?

How to prevent heart attack?

Preventing!!: 1. Diet based mainly on vegetables and grains and low in saturated fats. (no cholesterol) 2. Daily exercise :walk for one hour. 3. Take it easy: 8 hours of sleep and peace of mind. (pray?). ...Read more

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How to prevent a heart attack?

How to prevent a heart attack?

Good choices!: Avoid by: good personal habits no smoking regular exercize monitor blood pressure check cholesterol and general physical features know your family history the atherosclerosis is established over time and deposits and gets to the critical stage and clots, or the plaque disrupts like a trap door causing acute blockage and threatened or damaged heart muscle. ...Read more

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How can I prevent a heart attack?

How can I prevent a heart attack?

Love right: You have to eat healthy to avoid atherosclerosis. Exercise. Know your risks and correct them, don't smoke, treat diseases as hypertension, dm or high lipids. You can't do much about your family factor and genes. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Myocardial Infarction (Definition)

Myocardial infarction, or heart attack, is a condition where part of the heart muscle loses its blood supply due to calcification in and ...Read more