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I just had a heart attack in august of this year at the young age of 34. How do I deal with all this?

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Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Man up

Ok so you had the heart attack.
Now, you need to focus on secondary prevention, ie preventing or minimizing your risk of it again. You can do this by exercising, controlling your cholesterol, bloob pressure, diabetes if pertinent and by stopping smoking if you do.

In brief: Man up

Ok so you had the heart attack.
Now, you need to focus on secondary prevention, ie preventing or minimizing your risk of it again. You can do this by exercising, controlling your cholesterol, bloob pressure, diabetes if pertinent and by stopping smoking if you do.
Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
Thank
Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many factors

Check for diabetes, control your cholesterol: ldl< 70, triglycerides < 90, hdl> 45 in a male, > 55 in a femaie.
No smoking, manage weight with BMI < 28.

In brief: Many factors

Check for diabetes, control your cholesterol: ldl< 70, triglycerides < 90, hdl> 45 in a male, > 55 in a femaie.
No smoking, manage weight with BMI < 28.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
Thank
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