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What are my chances of having a 2nd heart attack. Will I survive after 2years since my first heart attack?

What are my chances of having a 2nd heart attack. Will I survive after 2years since my first heart attack?

Size: There are many things that determine survival after a heart attack. One of the best predictors of survival is the size of the first heart attack. The amount of damage to the heart is reflected in the ejection fraction. The lower the ejection fraction, the worse the survival after the first heart attack. Other predictors include diabetes, cigarettes, hypertension, age, and coronary anatomy. ...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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How to reduce chances of heart attack?

How to reduce chances of heart attack?

Diet exercise: No smoking, eating healthy, regular exercise can reduce your risk significantly. Eating healthy means low sodium, high potassium diet like fruits and low fat foods. Check your lipid panel periodically. Staying at ideal weight without getting over weight helps as well. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a first heart attack?

What are the symptoms of a first heart attack?

Heart attack --: Heart attack is heart attack -- actually many people don't survive the first one. The spectrum of symptoms include: chest pain, chest pressure across the entire chest and tightness, shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting, cold sweat feeling like going out literally. If you have chest pain, don't try to figure things out, instead call 911 straightaway! ...Read more

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What are the chances having heart attack at 27 help?

What are the chances having heart attack at 27 help?

Overall, low: However, this depends on your history: having high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, a family history of coronary artery disease, or using drugs like amphetamines or cocaine. Smoking also increases your risk. If you are having concerning symptoms, always see your doctor. Scores like the framingham risk score can help categorize your risk. These scores are all available online now. ...Read more

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What are the odds of dying from a first heart attack?

What are the odds of dying from a first heart attack?

Heart attack: Unfortunately the first presentation of heart attack can be and often is sudden death. When you're already treated for the disease and on the proper program, should you have a first heart attack, it is less likely to result in demise. ...Read more

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What are the chances having a heart attack at 27 help...

What are the chances having a heart attack at 27 help...

Very low!: Congenital, anomalies can happen aortic root, aortic valvular disease aberrant coronary anomalous coronary origin but as another has noted: Cocaine and other drugs of abuse are more likely in your age group. If you are smoking, hypercholesterolemic, diabetic you have increased risk. ...Read more

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What is the chance of a 23yo female having a heart attack?

What is the chance of a 23yo female having a heart attack?

Heart Attack.: Heart attack more commonly occurs in the older ages above 35, uncommon in the 20's. People with strong family history at of heart attacks below 30 yrs are at risk. Certain life styles makes one a high risk. People with Hypertension, Diabetes, Smokers, IV drug use of illicit drugs, obesity, high cholesterol emotional distress plays major roles in heart attack. No smoking, exercise healthy diet key ...Read more

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What are the chances of a 23yo female having a heart attack?

What are the chances of a 23yo female having a heart attack?

Unlikely: It is unlikely, but it is possible. It becomes more likely with abuse of drugs such as cocaine. If you are having chest pain, it needs to be evaluated right now. Good luck. ...Read more

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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