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Affects Of Family, Heart Beats And Aspirin On Heart Attacks

If any one of the family member is suffering from an heart attack, does it increase the likelihood of the other members of the family acquiring it?

If your dad or brother had a heart attack before age 55, or if your mom had one before age 65, you're more likely to develop heart disease. This does not mean you will have a heart attack. It means you should take extra good care of your heart to keep it healthy.

It is found that if either of the parents have experienced an heart attack, then their children may develop it too. This is more likely in the case of the those whose brother or father suffered an heart attack before the of fifty five years. Also, it is possible in the case if the mother had experienced an heart attack before the age of sixty five years. This must not lead to the conclusion that anyone in the family will have an heart attack. This actually means that the other members of those families must take care and must be aware and avoid factors leading to the cause of the heart attacks.

Does it mean that one has an heart attack if sometimes the heart beats very fast?

The rate at which the heart beats varies from various situations. Such change depending upon the situation is not at all harmful. Even as one grows old the heart beat rate changes gradually. One need not worry or even panic in such cases which is always considered to be normal. In cases when there is a slight flutter or any feelings of shortness in the breadth like the suffocation or even dizziness, consulting a physician is advisable.

Does Aspirin by any way prevent the heart attack?

Yes, it is true that aspirin help fighting the heart attack, but not in all cases. It is helpful for women at high risk like those already had an heart attack. There also exists very alarming side effects of consuming the aspirin as well. Aspirin along with other medicines may be harmful. If the patient wants to take the aspirin, consulting the doctor before taking aspirin is a must. After the doctor's permission, the patient can take the aspirin according to the doctor's prescription.

By now the various factors such as the family, heart beats and aspirin which do or do not affect the heart attack have been discussed.

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Justin Foss

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