How to Stop a Heart Attack?


A healthy, balanced diet and quitting smoking can help to prevent having a heart attack or another one. Try to keep your blood pressure at an optimal level by practicing good hygiene such as regularly getting enough sleep. Do regular health checks to ensure your heart is healthy and consult with a cardiologist to know more. BGS Gleneagles Global Hospital is one of the best cardiac care facilities in Bangalore with state-of-the art infrastructure. They employ highly experienced specialists who can provide you advanced world class treatments for your heart issues!

Types of Prevention  

The three types of prevention are Secondary, Primary, and Primordial. All have similar elements but start at different times to produce a variety in the effects they cause on your heart health over time.

  • Secondary prevention is a strategy to stop heart disease from developing or progressing further. It starts after somebody has experienced an event, like a heart attack/stroke, undergoes angioplasty surgery and follow-up care which may include medications such as aspirin or cholesterol-lowering statins.
  • Primary prevention is the best way to keep self from developing heart disease. Primary prevention aims for individuals at risk of a first heart attack, needing angioplasty or surgery by keeping them healthy in general before they ever need any type of medical care on this topic which will reduce your chance that much more.
  • Primordial prevention can be thought of as a first-line defense against the development and progression of cardiovascular disease. 

Having a catheterization with the insertion of stents can stop an attack quickly and save your life. The sooner it is done, the higher chance you have for survival with minimal damage to vital organs like the heart or kidneys; however waiting too long may cause major problems including more injury than if treatment had started immediately after symptoms appeared.

It’s always a good idea to act quickly when noticing any symptoms of an attack. Waiting too long can put life at risk, as half those who die from heart problems do so within the first hour after they start feeling them.

Making lifestyle changes is the most effective way to control and prevent having a heart attack (or another). The three main steps you can take in order not be at risk for it is: 

  • Eat healthy, balanced foods.
  • Stop smoking because cigarettes affect blood vessel function and increase inflammation throughout the body which may lead to an inflammatory response within tissues around major organs like the brain or GI tract resulting in memory loss/dementia.
  • Keep stress under control by practicing mindfulness meditation techniques where one focuses only on what they’re feeling present.

Medicine for preventing heart attacks includes aspirin, thrombolytic, or clot busters to dissolve blood clots that are blocking the flow of oxygen in our hearts. 

Antiplatelet agents can be given by emergency room doctors when they prevent new platelet aggregation inhibitors from being prescribed at all if not immediately.

There are many different medications available to help ease the pain of angina. Nitroglycerin, beta-blockers, and statins all work in different ways to treat this condition. They can widen blood vessels which will improve oxygen flow around the heart muscle avoiding future attacks or strokes altogether while also helping control high cholesterol levels by decreasing stress on its walls caused by elevated pressure.

A healthy lifestyle is a key to preventing heart disease. Some precautions can be taken in order not only to prevent but also reduce your risk of developing this condition: 

  • Quit smoking
  • Maintain cholesterol levels under control by checking them regularly and getting regular exercise along with a nutritious diet that includes foods rich in omega-3s or taking prescribed medication if necessary.
  • Reduce weight when needed through changes at work out routine.
  • Keep a check and control the cholesterol levels.
  • Control blood pressure levels.

These are the things one should do when you’re alone and experience any of the above-mentioned symptoms, call 911 immediately. Take aspirin if it’s available and then lie down near the front door so EMS workers can easily find you in case anything goes wrong with this situation. 

 Also, emergency response teams may have difficulty finding them since they cannot enter without this key code system accessed through electronic devices like smartphones or smartwatches; unlock both locks at once by holding down one button until all lights flash blue together then release – it should open automatically. Lie down next to whatever doors these were installed upon: either internal doorknobs.

There are two things should know how to survive a heart attack. One-third of all adults will suffer from a heart attack in their lifetime. If one should know how to survive an MI (also called myocardial infarction) then odds are much higher for survival and this may make all the difference when it comes time for treatment.

Second thing every person should do if they think there could be symptoms:  

a) Call emergency/ambulance number (108)

b) Go directly to the nearest urgent care center without any delay because early action can save lives after first signs.