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What Does A Mild Heart Attack Feel Like
Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more
My husband is only 22 and already suffered a mild heart attack! How can he best avoid that from happening again?
I'm 37 years old thought perfect health atleast I thought and I had a mild heart attack. Is my life over as I know it. I was prescribed 6 different med?
No.: It just means looking after yourself more and visiting a doctor more often. Depending on any blockages, you may need surgery to help get oxygen to the heart. If you smoke, you absolutely must stop. Staying active, exercising, maintaining a healthy weight, and eating right are all important. ...Read more
What might make ankles swell on a male of normal weight--had a mild heart attack 2 yrs ago and takes medicine?
My brother have a mild Heart Attack this past year. His specialist said to him. That my his heart has a small tear. How dangerous is?
That would be an unusual observation.
Plaque, plaque dissection, disruption, clotting would be more common comments.
Obstruction of the coronary artery is the usual cause of a heart attack.
Survival is GOOD!
Knowing current functional status, and modifying life factors are important.
Stop smoking, EXERCIZE, weight control. ...Read more
If someone has experienced a mild heart attack, what symptoms would they notice when attempting an aerobically intense activity such as jogging?
Get cleared and be a: If you think you may have suffered a mild heart attack by all means get examined and make sure you are not at risk for a bigger one or that something can't be done to save further muscle that might be at risk. Once cleared you should start a gradual resumption of aerobic exercise and coordinate with a cardiac rehab specialist in your area. ...Read more
I recently had a mild heart attack, and haven't been feeling well since. What kind of questions should I ask my cardioligist when I see her wednesday?
Heart attack recover: A heart attack is like a bruise. It takes time to heal. Ask about the chance of recurrence (based on your family history, blood pressure etc). How safe is it to exercise again? What side effects should you watch for regarding your medications? When (if applicable) should you have any cardiac rechecks? Should you have Nitroglycerin at home if recurs? Do you have pad? (periph art dz) ; how to treat? ...Read more
Does angina usually follow a heart attack? I'm a male in his 40's who had a mild heart attack a few months ago. Ever since I have been having frequent to infrequent angina attacks. Is this normal following a mild heart attack?
Check with your doc asap.
This is not normal. You are at risk of getting another heart attack. ...Read more
My husband has MS he's a diabetic, and had a mild heart attack. Sometimes he has mood swingsf. Taking a lot of med what should I do?
? PBA: May have pseudo bulbar affectual disorder, and this can be managed by Nuedexta or a tricyclic anti-depressant. Your neurologist can help with this. ...Read more
Can severe hunger cause heart attack symptoms and can you survive a mild heart attack without a hospital visit?
No and Yes: Well... I guess kinda :) and yes people have survived heart attacks without going to the hospital. Although, I obviously wouldn't recommend it! ;) ...Read more
I have a mild heart attack 2 years ago. I recovered wonderfully I have follow up stress test with thallium. The test came back great. However I have b?
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I had a mild heart attack a few weeks ago. I also have copd, hypertension. What causes your heart to pound so hard it makes you feel like your shaking?
SCARY?: Depends on how scare you get when you may die of either. ...Read more
I am 26yrs old, 180lb, 6'1". I just had a mild heart attack and have no insurance and no pcp. How much asprin should I be taking and how often?
My 91 yo uncle has a mild heart attack sat. He has moderate to severe blockage. Should we have the angioplasty? He's been in excellent health.
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I had a mild heart attack and I got a stent put in and I am on rehab and the y said I am doing really good now can I go exvercise on my own at the gym doing what I do at rehab?
Unable: To say without the exact details. Discuss with your cardiologist. ...Read more
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Is it possible to pass a nuclear imaging stress test and the EKG to show you had a mild heart attack in the past?
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