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Life After a Heart Attack by ShapeUp .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm 1 Comment DEBBIE ANN, HEART ATTACK SURVIVOR: Sometimes you lay there and you wonder if you're going to wake up in the morning and wondering if it's going to happen again or is it happening again. ANNOUNCER: Debbie Ann is a heart attack survivor. DEBBIE ANN, HEART ATTACK SURVIVOR: It surprised me how much fear I had about it because it was such an unkno ... Read on »
Chelation Therapy Doesn't Alter Quality of Life in Heart Attack Patients by Medline Plus Posted Mon 05 Nov 2012 5:26pm Source: American Heart Association Related MedlinePlus Page: Heart Attack Read on »
RESUMING A SEX LIFE FOLLOWING HEART ATTACK – ARE PEOPLE GETTING THE ADVICE THEY NEED? by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 28 May 2010 7:17am Resuming sexual activity after having had a heart attack is perfectly safe for the majority of people, but unless this is discussed with patients by their doctor as part of the help & support they receive, they may worry about the possible consequences for their health. Until recently little was known about what advice people receive or how ... Read on »
How Does a Heart Attack Change Your Life? by ShapeUp .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm 2 Comments ANNOUNCER: After a person has experienced a heart attack, a full recovery can depend on what happens as soon as they leave the hospital. DAVID F. KONG, MD: When you leave the hospital, you usually are able to walk, climb stairs and do other things necessary to be safe at home. So as a result, it's important to provide patients with cardiac rehab ... Read on »
Larry King's Heart Attack Saved His Life by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm For ten years, I told Larry King that he was a walking time bomb and should change his lifestyle before it was too late. At that time he was a radio broadcaster who smoked to stay alert while he worked day and night, and of course he ate a tremendous amounts of junk food. His blood pressure was 150/100 and his total cholesterol was 280. He suff ... Read on »
A Heart Attack Changed My Life, Part 1: “You must be overworked.” by Anu Kaur, MS, RD, RYT Posted Thu 24 Dec 2009 7:19am Dilip Sarkar, MD Dr. Dilip Sarkar is one of the healthiest vascular surgeons in Portsmouth, Virginia. He exercises, eats right and gets regular check-ups. He doesn’t smoke, have no traditional risk factors and doesn’t have a family history of heart disease. While no one expects to have a heart attack, Sarkar was completely unprep ... Read on »
A Heart Attack Changed My Life, Part 2: “Yoga & Integrative Medicine” by Anu Kaur, MS, RD, RYT Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 11:47am Dr. Dilip Sarkar suffered a heart attack on his 52nd birthday. He was a student of Western medicine, a vascular surgeon and, overall, very healthy. His heart attack forced him to re-evaluate. Eight years later, he practices yoga asana (postures), pranayam (breathing exercises), and teaches yoga therapy. In the first part of this series, he narr ... Read on »
Quitting Smokeless Tobacco After Heart Attack May Extend Life Expectancy by Medline Plus Posted Mon 23 Jun 2014 11:57pm Source: American Heart Association Related MedlinePlus Pages: Heart Attack , Smokeless Tobacco Read on »
Secondhand Smoke in Childhood Linked to Heart Attacks & Strokes Later in Life by A4M Posted Thu 10 Apr 2014 10:07pm Posted on April 8, 2014, 6 a.m. in Environment Cardio-Vascular Child Health Secondhand Smoke - image from Shutt ... Read on »
Heart Attack Recovery: Top Ways to Recover From Heart Attack by BerryRipe Posted Sun 07 Jul 2013 12:01pm Heart Attack Recovery Recovering from a heart attack is often an arduous process. Add to that the fact that the road to recovery is often a bumpy road. Recent advancement in medical technology has given new hope for heart attack survivors. Today most sufferers can already go home after a week of hospital stay. People ... Read on »