What are the exercises for heart attack survivor?

The patient should. Enter a rehabilitation program set up by the cardiology program at his hospital. It is a customized program of education and excercises. Designed to help the patient recover from a heart attack or a revascularization procedure. Include nutritutional and emotional counseling, exercise program, lifestyle changes support, etc. The program will increase patient chances of survival.
Consult Your. Cardiologist about the specifics and it depends on how much damage was done to heart.

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Can too much exercise lead to a heart attack?

Pace yourself. Regular exercise lowers long-term risk by improving many heart risk factors. But if someone already has plaques & inflammation in their arteries, a heart attack could occur during exercise, esp if we overdo it like extreme weightlifting (which makes blood pressure shoot up) or getting very dehydrated racing on a hot day. Use common sense by building up workouts gradually under safe conditions. Read more...
Possible. Usually the other way around! but one can precipitate with too much in the face of atherosclerosis. 86 year old shoveling snow as example. Read more...

How much exercise is good after heart attack?

Depends! Do you have congestive heart failure after mi. Is your BP under control? Are you on asa? Most people can perform cardio sporting activities that take there heart rate to 70% of maximum, unless your are on a beta-blocker or calcium channel blocker, both of which slow heart rates and lower your max hr.Have you had a stress test to determine what hr you can achieve, and work load before st elevation. Read more...
Ask your doc. There's no general answer to this - it depends on your coronary anatomy and heart function - you have to ask the doctor (cardiologist) what exercise is safe for you. Read more...

Can I have a heart attack from too much exercise?

Yes. The heart is a muscular organ and like any muscle can be overworked to the point of failure. Studies have shown that even well trained marathon runners show signs of heart failure during marathons. To avoid overexerting your heart, train in a graduated fashion in moderation. Work with your physician and a trainer to establish a good cardio training regimen. Read more...
No . Theoretically yes, but in actuality, the risk is exceptionally low, even in people with known heart disease. In your age group, the answer is no with confidence. Read more...

What are the most important lifestyle changes to make after suffering a heart attack at a young age (diet, exercise etc)?

Life style change. Diet and exercise are important factors to change after a heart attack or stroke, but more importantly, changing the amount of stressors in ones life is more important. Cortisol, the stress hormone can be a big factor in strokes and heart attacks. Lowering cholesterol levels with statins is also important in reducing recurrent heart attacks and strokes. Read more...
Cardiac rehab. Did your doctor make a referral for cardiac rehab? In rehab you learn about the kind of exercise that's safe and effective, good eating habits, and stress management, as well as how to quit smoking and lose weight, if appropriate. American heart association also has info http://www.Hearthub.Org/hc-cardiac-rehab.Htm and ask your doctor for a referral. Read more...

Physical exercise does not prevent a first time heart attack since there are no clinical large studies verifying this, right?

Exercise and heart. I am not aware of any study which shows that exercise 'prevents' heart attacks. It does make one more likely to have a lesser heart attack in terms of post MI function. The physical and psychologic benefits may well 'prevent' some MI's but I don't know of any studies done to prove a statisfical difference in MI incidence between exercisers and nonexercisers. Read more...

Is it true that heavy exercise can trigger heart attack? I want to do a hard workout tomorrow but haven't pushed that hard for a while.

Do it . At age 16, if you feel well, the risk is basically zero and it's good for you in lots of ways. Folks over 40 who return to vigorous exercise should get checked first. Read more...