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Is a heart attack a death sentence?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

Thanks to aggressive treatment, many heart attacks are treated quickly preserving heart muscle function.
Many patients recover and with a proper medical regimen go on to lead active, productive lives. In fact, sometimes a heart attack motivates a patient to make lifestyle changes like quitting smoking that actually has them in better shape than before!

In brief: No

Thanks to aggressive treatment, many heart attacks are treated quickly preserving heart muscle function.
Many patients recover and with a proper medical regimen go on to lead active, productive lives. In fact, sometimes a heart attack motivates a patient to make lifestyle changes like quitting smoking that actually has them in better shape than before!
Dr. Michael Fenster
Dr. Michael Fenster
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death but modern advancements in medications and procedures have changed the outlook immensely.

In brief: Not really

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death but modern advancements in medications and procedures have changed the outlook immensely.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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