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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 »
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 »
Cardiac Rehabilitation Week (February 10-16): Healing Hearts and Touching Lives by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Mon 11 Feb 2013 6:00am Some people put their lives into two categories. The first one is life before their heart attack and the second is life after their heart attack. However, with the right medical and emotional support, survivors may not make that distinction for very long because they can embrace life completely again. National Cardiac Rehabilitat ... Read on »
‘Baby Boomers’ How Fit Do You Have To Be To Prevent A Heart Attack? by Tonie K. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:25pm There’s a lot of confusion about how fit you need to be in order to avoid a heart attack . Some ‘ baby boomers ’ even think unless your are “super-fit” you are playing on the edge of the grave. But research suggests otherwise. An Archives of Internal Medicine study followed 9,191 men and women and categorized them according ... Read on »