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    My husband with refrusing treatment after possible heart attack.
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    An_254207 posted:
    My husband held his left side while on a ladder and said "My heart,my heart" He was sweating and trembling.I don't know if it was a heart attack or just a panick attack.He just lost his job and is stressing lately.Don't know what to do.I love him dearly and just want to do the right thing for him.I'm confused and stressed myself.Very worried.

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    cardiostarusa1 responded:
    Hi:

    "My husband held his left side while on a ladder and said "My heart,my heart" He was sweating and trembling.I don't know if it was a heart attack or......"

    Heart attack general info

    Heart Disease: Heart Attacks

    More than 1 million
    Americans have heart attacks each year.

    http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-disease-heart-attacks

    eHealthMD

    Heart Attack

    Symptoms Of A Heart Attack......

    Is It A Heart Attack?......

    http://www.ehealthmd.com/library/heartattack/HA_whatis.html


    "He just lost his job and is stressing lately."

    Stress can cause very symptoms, even wreaking havoc on the entire body (trust me, I know).

    "I love him dearly and just want to do the right thing for him."

    Should have just called 911, though treatment/transport could of still be refused upon arrival.

    Other sensible option, talk to him about it.

    Best of luck to your husband and you down the road of life.

    Take care,

    CardioStar*

    WebMD member (since 8/99)



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    Heart Disease TYPES

    Men and Women

    Acquired in life or congenital (born with it)

    http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-disease-men

    Heart Disease SYMPTOMS


    http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/guide/heart-disease-symptoms

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    Heart Disease

    Heart disease is a broad term used to describe a range of diseases that affects your heart and sometimes the blood vessels......

    http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/heart-disease/DS01120

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    http://www.webmd.com/heart/picture-of-the-heart


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    http://your-doctor.com/healthinfocenter/medical-conditions/cardiovascular/heartpump-tutorial.html

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