How to Survive a Heart Attack When Alone

Received this email from a friend working at a hospital in London. The information seemed too important to ignore and hence published here as public safety announcement. Please consult your doctor or a medical professional and seek their advice on what you need to do in such a situation.

(Since many people are alone when they suffer a heart attack, this article seemed in order)

Without help - the person whose heart stops beating properly And who begins to feel faint, has only about 10 seconds left before losing consciousness.

However, these victims can help themselves by coughing repeatedly and very vigorously. A deep breath should be taken before each cough. The cough must be deep and prolonged, as when producing sputum from deep Inside the chest. A breath and a cough must be repeated about every two seconds without let up until help arrives, or until the heart is felt to be Beating normally again.

Deep breaths get oxygen into the lungs and coughing movements squeeze the heart and keep the blood circulating. The squeezing pressure on The heart also helps it regain normal rhythm.

In this way, heart attack Victims can get to a phone and, between breaths, call for help.

Note: This article is not a replacement for medical help or advice. Please seek medical advice from your doctor or medical practitioner.

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raviraj said...

If you survive a heart attack, it"s essential to follow your doctor"s advice for recovery. Follow professional medical advice after the heart attack.

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That is indeed a great source of information about surviving heart attacks, the most important is to consult a doctor or take a medical advice as soon as possible followed by getting admitted to hospital at earliest.


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