If your loved one has heart disease, or has suffered from a stroke or heart attack, you will play an important role in taking care of them. As someone they love and trust, you can discuss important topics like lifestyle changes and continually encourage them to make those changes. Together you can exercise more, eat healthy, stop bad habits like smoking and keep an eye on each other’s health.
Chest pain afflicts people of all ages. It doesn’t make a distinction based on demographics or social position. Having chest pain can unnerve a person. The fear is that a heart blockage could be lurking around the corner, a blockage that could be the “big one”- the one that stops a person in their tracks. As a cardiologist I see people…