Your first question should be, do I feel that something is totally wrong than normal? Last but not least never hesitate about your heart. In august of 07, I experience a heart attack. what I learn was eye opening, most people are very naive when it comes to the heart. First off contact 911. Why? simple, the time wasted trying to make a choice could cost your life. Having a family member drive you to the hospital would be wrong. Medical personnel can respond with correct measures until you arrive at the hospital. My point is, your body has a clever way of telling you some thing is wrong. I found out the hard way, 53 days later after the heart attack I had open heart surgery, a quad. I was only 46 years old.
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i lost my job and insurance and am having weird symptoms.what are the symptoms of a heart attack? left mussle pain for about a week am 55 under a lot of stress tingling in left hand and the other night i went to the movies and pain was so weird in my right leg that i gave my wife the keys in case something happened to me.went to charity hospital ,about three months ago and after 6 hours i saw doctor for 3 minutes and even though i told them i was unemployed they gave me a $60.00 bill. now i guess i ll haveft to die off.what are the sympothens of a heart attack and can i change something to cure myself?
like a week in a half ago right under my boobs but like the top of my stomach start hurting i never had these pains before i thought i was having a heart attack so i called my sister and described the feeling and she said it was gas so she came and gave me a zantac it made the pain go away but then i start feeling like i had to burp then nothing would come up sometimes it feels like i have to vomit but it hurts when it trys to come up but nothing come up and when i do burp it seems like it relieves a little pressure
For the past 4 days, my blood pressure has been running anywhere from 130/95 to 120/102. My blood pressure is usually normal (typically 120/78 or so). I have high cholesterol and a family history of heart disease & am 51. What I don t understand is the numbers being close together. My last reading was 119/102.
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hi my father was 76 and died of ischaemic heart disease and severe coronary atherosclerosis: heart hypertrophy and chronic congestive heart failure he was waiting for tests to be done with waiting lists 14 weeks i need to know if he could of been cured if he was seen sooner rather than later
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