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How to avoid a heart attack

Posted Aug 26 2008 5:02pm 1 Comment

Row_of_peppers If you're serious about avoiding a heart attack, it's no good just eating more oily fish or just trying to have a low-fat diet. According to Allison Van Dusen, you've got to look at the bigger picture and make a whole raft of long-term changes to your diet and lifestyle. Discover the steps you need to take by reading Think Big to Avoid a Heart Attack .

(Oh, and if you're wanting to lose weight, don't forget the Personalised Calorie Counter from RealAge.com . Just click on the above link, type in your height, weight, gender, age and activity level and it will calculate how many calories you need to consume each day for your weight to remain stable. If you want to lose weight, just type in all the above information but use your desired weight and it will calculate how many calories you should be eating... Perfect!)

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In the cases of heart attack and cardiac arrest, or any other heart shocks, time sets to be the most crucial factor for the survival of the patient. Sometimes, a little knowledge regarding the immediate actions to be taken may help your near and dear ones to survive in such incidents. Keith Churchwell has extraordinarily explained the pros and cons while handling patient suffering immediate heart attack or cardiac arrest. The response a person takes to treat a victim decides the probability of his/her survival. Its been my personal experience fighting to survive against a heart attack. A quick recognization of your bodily responses may increase your chances of survival. Because of having many heart problems, I was enrolled in a concierge Healthcare program from elite health. I was attacked by a severe heart attack in a party, luckily surrounded by many people. Some of the sudden changes in my body was recognized by me and anticipated immediately. I got a very severe chest pain which was almost unbearable for more than a minute. I got the suspicion that I might be having heart attack, and immediately called my physician on the phone, and explained my condition and its severity. Because of the immediate guidance, I was directed immediately to have an aspirin which I used to carry with me as prescribed by my physician. It was quite a frightening experience for me to face such a heart attack, but somehow I managed to be calm until 911 arrived. I was immediately taken to the nearest hospital, where already my physician were present and have got everything setup according to my medical history. And it was in some matter of seconds that everything was in control. A doctor, who already have the complete knowledge of the medical history and fitness of the person, extra ordinarily ameliorate your recovery process. Hence such a concierge level program from Elite health, helped me a save my life, like many others.

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