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Can I go back to work after a mold heart attack

Unable . To say without the exact details. Discuss with your cardiologist. Read more...
At some point. A mild heart attack should probably not limit you in the long term. Specifics about when to return to work and at what level should be directed to your cardiologist. Read more...

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?

See Cardiologist. If you have pain in the groin area try some tylenol (acetaminophen) if still persistant you need to be checked. No heavy lifting for now. Read more...
Be checked. There are some possible complications with the artery or vein the cath area. Read more...
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, (clopidogrel) 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 more...

Can I smoke marijuana a few days after a anxiety/panic attack? 2 days ago I had a panic attack while smoking marijuana. I went to the hospital out of fear that it was a heart attack. I had an EKG done, chest x-rays and blood work and the results came back

It . It is not safe to smoke marijuana if you are succeptible to panic attacks. This is because subtances in the drug can make people feel paranoid and confused - promoting more panic and anxiety. Marijuana is an illegal drug and should be avoided. Read more...
Probably NOT! There are two major classes of psychoactive ingredients identified in mj: thc which induces hallucinatons and euphoria or dysphoria/panic--being stoned. Cannabinoids which are not intoxicating and which may aid focus and pain relief. Current cultivation of high thc plants has given rise to greater anxiety/panic/paranoia and psychosis in susceptible persons. Negative circumstances can contribute. Read more...

Am I able to work after a heart attack 2 years ago still have hospital appoiments?

Heart attack. The answer needs to come from the physicians with the most information about you and your status. There isn't adequate information here to make the judgment. Read more...

I had a heart attack. When can I work full time?

Ask cardiologist. Depends on severity and pre existing cardiac status as well as the size of the infarct as well as success and timing of coronary revascularization. Read more...

What should I do if someone at work gets a heart attack?

Call 911 + CPR . Call 911, lie them down if they are not short of breath , give CPR if they are not breathing. Read more...
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 more...

Symtom's of women's heart attack pain from front to back on right side

This . This an excellent question. We have learned that traditional symptoms of a heart attack such as pressure, heaviness, or tightness in the middle of the chest apply more often to men than women. Women may present with different symptoms such as sharp chest pains or dizziness. Therefore, any symptom of chest discomfort should be taken seriously, regardless of the descriptors. While the symptoms you describe are not common for coronary artery disease or a heart attack, depending on your risk factors, you should be evaluated by your health care provider for possible evaluation with stress testing. Read more...
Check with your doc. As soon as you think heart attack you should check with your doc. Discuss your risk factors. Read more...

What does a dr mean when he say a heart attack is in the back of the heart?

Good question. The heart is supplied with blood by arteries known as coronary arteries. A heart attack is otherwise known as lack of blood supply to a portion of the heart usually due to a blood clot in a particular portion of one of the coronaries. Imagine the heart as a 3-d organ. Heart attacks can occur in front #anterior#, side #lateral# back #posterior#, bottom #inferior# . With different consequences. Read more...
Based on coronaries. The heart muscle is fed (oxygenated blood) by 3 coronary artery branches ... A heart attack in the back of the heart is one caused by a blockage of the coronary artery that feeds the back of the heart, usually the circumflex coronary artery, but could be the right coronary artery. Read more...
See below. Heart attack can occur on the front (anterior), lateral, bottom (inferior), or back (posterior) of the heart. It all depends on which one of the coronary arteries (or its branches) is the most blocked and supplies a large part of the heart. In this case, there may have been a blockage in the posterior descending (coronary) artery) which feeds the back of the heart, especially the right ventricle. Read more...