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What Should I Do If Someone At Work Gets A Heart Attack
Call 911: 1. Call 911 2. Call 911 - this is most important - they need immediate medical care at a hospital and each minute counts. Then, 3. Give an Aspirin - whatever dose you have - technically 325 mg but a couple of 81 mg if that's all you have is a lot better than none. 4. Keep the patient comfortable and wait for help. 5. Know where the automatic defibrillator is just in case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just had physical, blood work everything came out good so wonder I'm 30 someone at my age having heart attack, stroke and cardic arrest common and why?
Cardiac events: can happen at any age but probability is lower when young like yourself. The anxiety you mention in your history MAY be the real issue. Please continue being followed by your doc and consider getting support for your anxiety w/a mental health care professional. Treatments such as biofeedback, clinical hypnosis, and meditation are all helpful tools. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Yes: After being released to return to work by their cardiologist. ...Read more
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My brother just have a heart attack and he can't work and very depress what kind of activities can I suggest?
Cardiac rehab: In addition to seeking treatment for any component of depression, most patient who have had a heart attack will benefit for cardiac rehabilitation. This is a monitored exercise program that is designed to help patients with cardiac problems develop better exercise tolerance and lower recurrence risk. It may even help lift mood. This can be discussed along with risk factor reduction with his doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a heart attack about 30 days ago and they put a stint in. I just went back to work and do some heavy lifting now my groin area hurts?
Bleeding risk: You are 43 and relatively young for a heart attack. You live in iowa. It is likely that your stent requires that you take plavix, a potent drug. The groin area is most likely the area of the needle to gain access to your heart for the stent. Have your doctor look at the area with ultrasound. They may have used a device to close the needle site. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: There are a number of tests that can show heart muscle damage. The most sensitive one is a test called a troponin-i level. That is basically only found in the heart, and if it is elevated, it may indicate heart muscle damage. The question remains if it is a current heart attack, or if it happened before. That can only be determined if you get a series of tests in a row. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Panic attacks are starting to feel like i'm having a heart attack. Almost passed out at work a few times. I need advice. Very hard to get a psych appt?
Panic: I really appreciate that you have the insight to know that your mind is causing your physical symptoms. When we panic or have anxiety we often hold our chest muscles too tight, and breathe too shallow making a vicious cycle of muscle fatigue and low oxygen add to our sense that something is wrong. Learning breathing techniques, learning how to manage these anxious feelings is how to live well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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