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What Is The Chance Havin A Heart Attack After The First
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Understandable: Keep someone close to you and follow your discharge instructions to the letter. Make sure you take your Aspirin and beta blockers and maybe a statin if prescribed every day. Have fresh nitro tablets or spray with you. You will do great. Now start working on reducing those risk factors that you can modify. Weight, bp, cholesterol, smoking.... ...Read more
Yes: Probably so, for short periods of time and after trying other meds/ lifestyle modifications. ...Read more
AHA recommendation: If you drink alcohol, do so an average of one to two drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women. A drink is one 12 oz. Beer or 4 oz. Of wine. Drinking more alcohol increases high blood pressure, obesity, stroke, breast cancer, suicide and accidents. The american heart association cautions people not to start drinking ... If they do not already drink alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wondering about myocarditis. In hospital 3 weeks ago, presented first as heart attack, after no damage found told is myo. Home to rest and off work. Still symptoms. How long? And can I make it worse?
What are the chances of a second heart attack 10 years after bypass surgery. Does the risk increase if you are an insulin dependant diabetic?
What are the chances of survival after a massive heart attack followed by angioplasty that causes a cardiac arrest? Now ef 52%, BP 100/70 and pulse 68
Yes: There are a lot of variables that determine prognosis like; time from when the heart attack started to when the angioplasty was done the ef -52% is good excercise capacity symptom status it would be important to be on a medical regimen to prevent a recurrence and then to try and go to cardiac rehab. ...Read more
Rare: The incidence of coronary artery disease in healthy 23 year old women is extremly uncommon. Heart disease is a disease of the middle aged and elderly. There are some forms of congential heart disease and if you have a family history of early coronary artery disease or are having what you feel to be symptoms of CAD see your doctor to discuss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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