Apr 20th 2018
People often experience chest pain or discomfort when having a heart attack, but some people, especially women, may have different symptoms, may have different symptoms that should not be ignored, like shortness of breath, nausea, back or jaw pain, pressure or pain in the upper abdomen, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, cold sweats, or extreme fatigue.
IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS, CHEW TWO BABY ASPIRIN, AND TELL SOMEONE TO CALL 911 & YOUR DOCTOR.
You can reduce your risk of heart disease with lifestyle choices.
- • Eat lean, not fatty meats. Remove the skin of chicken. Choose light meat (breasts) instead of fattier dark leg and thigh meat.
- • Avoid trans-fats (hydrogenated oils) and choose healthier plant oils, like Olive Oil.
- • Don't smoke. It reduces your risk of heart disease by 50%.
- • Walk 30 minutes a day to lower your risk of heart attack and stroke.
- • If you are overweight, reduce excess pounds.
- • Have a regular checkup with your Doctor and ask if you can take a coated baby aspirin each day to reduce your risk of heart attack.
- • Keep chewable baby aspirin with you always for emergency.