CARDIOLOGY - HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 14 – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS LIKE SEX & SMOKING

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HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 14 – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS LIKE SEX & SMOKING
FAQs: Frequently asked heart attack questions. Is sex allowed after a heart attack? Can I smoke after a heart attack? When do heart attacks usually happen? How to eat after a heart attack. How can I survive a heart attack? And more…

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CARDIOLOGY - HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 14 – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS LIKE SEX & SMOKING

  1. 1. HEART ATTACK TUTORIAL 14 Frequently Asked Questions Sex . Smoking
  2. 2. Illustrated STEP-BY-STEP Guides to Heart Attacks
  3. 3. <ul><li>ROBIN BEHAR </li></ul><ul><li>Host </li></ul><ul><li>Narrator </li></ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul>
  4. 4. Edited by <ul><li>DR. MAGDI SAMI </li></ul><ul><li>MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA </li></ul><ul><li>Professor of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>McGILL UNIVERSITY </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Cardiologist MUHC </li></ul><ul><li>Director Pacemaker </li></ul><ul><li>& Arrhythmia Unit </li></ul><ul><li>ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL </li></ul>
  5. 5. HEART ATTACK ILLUSTRATED SLIDE SHOW Frequently Asked Questions
  6. 6. QUESTION CAN I HAVE SEX AFTER A HEART ATTACK?
  7. 7. ANSWER YES As soon as you feel up to it. Ask your doctor if in doubt.
  8. 8. QUESTION CAN I SMOKE AFTER A HEART ATTACK?
  9. 9. ANSWER NEVER SMOKE EVER
  10. 10. QUESTION Will I get chest pains after a heart attack?
  11. 11. ANSWER To avoid chest pains and Angina, START EXERCISING as soon as you can after a heart attack.
  12. 12. QUESTION Do I have to go on a DIET after a HEART ATTACK?
  13. 13. ANSWER YES You should always EAT RIGHT BE HEALTHY BE HAPPY!
  14. 14. QUESTION Do I have to WATCH MY WEIGHT after a HEART ATTACK?
  15. 15. ANSWER NO. Don’t watch it. LOSE IT! Less is better than more. Thin is in.
  16. 16. QUESTION Are there SIDE EFFECTS to medications for HEART ATTACKS?
  17. 17. ANSWER Ask your doctor. Some medications can increase risk of bleeding. Others can cause headaches, dizziness and an upset stomach.
  18. 18. QUESTION I am short of breath often. What should I do?
  19. 19. ANSWER If you are exercising, it’s OK. If you are lying down or just waking up, it is NOT OK. See your doctor.
  20. 20. QUESTION What can I do to RECOVER FASTER from a HEART ATTACK?
  21. 21. ANSWER EXERCISE It will decrease the risk of a second heart attack or even death.
  22. 22. QUESTION WHEN do HEART ATTACKS happen?
  23. 23. ANSWER ANYTIME. ANYWHERE. They often happen in the morning hours, during the winter.
  24. 24. QUESTION How many HEART ATTACK SURVIVORS DIE soon after a heart attack?
  25. 25. ANSWER 10% DIE within ONE YEAR
  26. 26. QUESTION How can you AVOID early death?
  27. 27. ANSWER Adopt HEART-HEALTHY HABITS as soon as you get home. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.
  28. 28. QUESTION HOW SOON CAN I EXERCISE after eating a heavy meal?
  29. 29. ANSWER Don’t eat heavy meals. Give your system time to digest. Wait at least 2 to 3 hours after a meal.
  30. 30. FACT HEART ATTACK risks are 4 TIMES GREATER WITHIN 2 HOURS after eating a heavy meal.
  31. 31. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?
  32. 32. DO NOT EAT BIG HEAVY MEALS SMALL MEALS ARE BETTER
  33. 33. QUESTION I have VARICOSE VEINS. Am I at risk?
  34. 34. ANSWER NO You are not at risk. THE SUPERFICIAL VEINS have simply become ENLARGED.
  35. 35. HEART ATTACK ILLUSTRATED SLIDE SHOW Publications Say
  36. 36. USA TODAY People with GUM DISEASE have TRIPLE the risk of a HEART ATTACK over a 10-year period.
  37. 37. FORBES MAGAZINE A survey in Washington County, Maryland indicated that: People who attended church once a week or more were LESS LIKELY to suffer from HEART DISEASE.
  38. 38. MEN’S HEALTH MAGAZINE Eating OLIVE OIL may lower your risk of dying of a heart attack.
  39. 39. CIRCULATION MAGAZINE Men with higher LEVELS OF ANGER are TWICE as likely to suffer a HEART ATTACK than other men.
  40. 40. SUMMARY Prevention There are 11 EASY WAYS to prevent HEART ATTACKS.
  41. 41. SUMMARY Prevention They vary from getting an ANNUAL CHECK-UP to EXERCISING.
  42. 42. SUMMARY Prevention People who are OVERWEIGHT are asking for a HEART ATTACK.
  43. 43. SUMMARY Prevention SURVIVAL chances are better for people who exercise.
  44. 44. HEART ATTACK TUTORIALS End
  45. 45. REPEAT VIEWING Highly Recommended
  46. 46. THANK YOU For Watching
  47. 47. FOR VALUABLE HEART-HEALTHY INFORMATION SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW US ON www.HeartAttackIllustrated.com
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  50. 50. Mission If our presentations succeed in saving one life or helping one person live a healthier life, my mission will have been accomplished. Robin Behar
  51. 51. THANK YOU For Watching TUTORIAL 14
  52. 52. <ul><li>ROBIN BEHAR </li></ul><ul><li>Host </li></ul><ul><li>Narrator </li></ul><ul><li>Author </li></ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul>
  53. 53. DISCLAIMER The publishers have neither liability nor responsibility to any person or entity with respect to any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly by the use of these presentations. Use of these presentations constitutes acceptance of these terms. Opinions expressed are those of the publishers.
  54. 54. © Copyright 2011 BEHAR MARKETING LTD All rights reserved. Reproduction of any kind including copying and printing is strictly prohibited.

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