vs Heart Attack..,which is it & what to do:
It A Stroke?
might be a lifesaver if we can remember the three questions!
symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify.
the lack of awareness spells disaster
the stroke victim.
stroke victim may suffer brain damage when people
to recognize the symptoms of a stroke.
Now doctors say any
bystander can recognize a stroke
asking three simple questions:
Ask the individual to smile.
Ask him or her to raise both
Ask the person to speak a simple
If he or she has trouble with any of these
911 immediately and describe the symptoms to the
After discovering that a group of non-medical
identify facial weakness, arm weakness and speech problems,
urged the general public to learn the three questions.
presented their conclusions at the
Stroke Association's annual meeting last February.
use of this test could result in prompt diagnosis
treatment of the stroke and prevent brain damage.
It A Heart Attack?
cardiologist says if everyone who gets this e-mail sends it to 10
can bet that at least one life will be saved.
Read this . . .
It could save your life!!
Let's say it's 6:15 PM. and
you're driving home (alone of course),
an unusually hard day on the job. You're really tired, upset,
frustrated. Suddenly you start experiencing severe pain
your chest that starts to radiate out into your arm
up into your jaw.
are only about five miles from the hospital nearest your
Unfortunately you don't know if you'll be able to make
it that far.
have been trained in CPR, but the guy that taught the course
not tell you how to perform it on yourself.
TO SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE
many people are alone when they suffer a heart attack,
help, the person whose heart is beating improperly
who begins to feel faint, has only about 10 seconds left
However, these victims can help
coughing repeatedly and very vigorously.
deep breath should be taken before each cough,
the cough must be deep and prolonged,
when producing sputum from deep inside the chest.
and a cough must be repeated about every two seconds
let-up until help arrives, or until the heart is felt
beating normally again.
breaths get oxygen into the lungs
coughing movements squeeze the heart
keep the blood circulating.
squeezing pressure on the heart
helps it regain normal rhythm.
In this way, heart attack
victims can get to a hospital.
Tell as many people as
possible about this.
could save their lives!!
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