how to manage a heart attack when you are alone?

@skbh12 (2950)
Philippines
October 5, 2008 7:31pm CST
[i]a friend sent me an email containing this message of how to save yourself from heart attacks when you are alone just so you can have time to bring yourself to a nearest hospital nearby your location. i thought of sharing this to anyone here in mylot. when you are experiencing a sever chest pain radiating out to your arm and up into your jaw, [/i] DO NOT PANIC but start COUGHING repeated and very VIGOROUSLY. a deep breath should be done before each cough. it must be deep and prolonged as when producing a sputum from deep inside your chest. a breath and cough must be repeated every 2 seconds without let-up until help arrives or until the heart beat starts to beat normally as it should. [b] RATIONALE FOR THIS:[/b] [i] deep breaths gets oxygen into the lungs and coughing movements squeezes the heart and keep the blood circulating. the squeezing pressure on the heart helps regain the normal rhythm. [/i] [i]well i hope this has helped anyone out here and has added you another learning. have a good day and happy mylotting![/i]
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@cncoke (439)
• China
7 Oct 08
I never thought this kind of question before.Thank you!My friend.Iam nearly fifty years old,and I should certainly thought this.If I was alone and I had a heart attack,I'll take some medcine and call 120.I should breath deeply and cough rapidely.Oh!I learned another lesson here.
@skbh12 (2950)
• Philippines
7 Oct 08
[b]hi there cncoke! well make more research about this to check if this will not cause you more danger. it is better to make a research about this matter right for us to be sure. happy posting![/b]
@izathewzia (5142)
• Philippines
6 Oct 08
Thanks for this. i got this one also from a friend. Hope it will be known by others as well. It will be a great help especially those who have a heart illness. Or for those who thought they have none but experience the same scenario.
@skbh12 (2950)
• Philippines
6 Oct 08
[b]yeah. at least, they will learn how to manage themselves when attacks occurs. they will still have time to bring themselves to a nearby hospital for immediate treatment. right? i hope every gets to read my post. happy posting![/b]