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What are the first aid tips for heart attack?
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  • In the recent times, there an increasing
    awareness is seen in people who are seeking for
    first-aid tips for Heart when alone.
  • This is because cardiovascular problems,
    subsuming myocardial infarctions or heart
    attacks, have become public healthcare problem
    throughout the globe.
  • First aid tips are helpful for every individual
    and not just for health care employees.
  • Any tragedy can occur at any time and some needy
    may require your assistance, you never know!
    Therefore, it is vital to have an skills on First
    aid tips for heart attack that may assist to save
    a life.

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What is Heart Attack?
  • A heart attack is a serious condition that
    happens when blood circulation to the heart
    blocked suddenly blocked, generally by a blood
    clot.
  • Many people make a complete recovery from heart
    attack however there will be a serious risk that
    the heart may stop beating known as cardiac
    arrest.
  • It is essential that you treat someone suffering
    from heart attack immediately, else they could
    die.

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What to look for - Heart attack
  • If you find someone suffering from heart
    attack, seek four Points such as
  • Pain -a nonstop pain in the chest, which can
    spread to the other parts like jaw, neck or arms
  • Rapid Weak pulse
  • Pale skin
  • Sweating

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  • First aid tips for heart attack

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  • Note points while performing First aid tips
    for heart attacks when alone

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  • Patients are also suggested to chew or swallow
    aspirin, unless they are allergic to aspirin or
    have been suggested by doctor never to take
    aspirin.
  • Nitroglycerin, can be taken only if it is
    prescribed by the doctor because the intake of
    un-prescribed medications can put patients life
    in more danger.
  • Start CPR only if the patient is in unconscious
    stage.
  • If an automatic or mechanical external
    defibrillator (AED) is accessible and the
    individual is unconscious, start CPR when the
    device is retrieved as well as set up.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
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Donts
  • Do not leave the patient unaccompanied excluding
    to call for assistance, that to if necessary.
  • Do not permit the patient to repudiate the
    symptoms persuade you not to call for emergency
    assistance.
  • Do not wait to see symptoms leave.
  • Do not provide the patient anything by mouth
    except if the heart medication has been
    prescribed by his or her doctor earlier

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Prevention of heart attacks
  • Quit smoking as it results in the developing the
    risk of heart disease
  • Maintain blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol
    in control and follow doctor's prescription.
  • Try to lose weight if you are overweight.
  • Do regular exercise to recover from heart health
  • Have healthy heart diet. Intake limited saturated
    fats, sugars and red meat. Improve the fish,
    chicken, vegetables, whole grains and fresh
    fruits intake.
  • Limit the consumption of alcohol. Its better to
    avoid alcohol. As, alcohol consumption can harm
    the heart may cause other medical issues or
    ailments.

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