Heart attacks may be rapidly fatal, evolve into a chronic disabling condition, or lead to full recovery. The long-term prognosis for both length and quality of life after a heart attack depends on its severity, the amount of damage sustained by the heart muscle, and the preventive measures taken afterward.
Patients who have had a heart attack have a higher risk of a second heart attack. Although no tests can absolutely predict whether another heart attack will occur, patients can avoid...Read more
News reports of the recently published Avandia study said that the study showed that the drug increased heart attack rates... Read more »
One would think that with all the advances in drugs, diet advice, nutritional supplement support, and lifestyle changes being made that the... Read more »
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Aspirin and Other Anti-Clotting DrugsAnti-clotting drugs that inhibit or break up blood clots are used at every stage of heart disease. They are... Read more »