CAD FAQ

The following set of frequently asked questions was born from my own experience with all of the frightening and confusing information that is thrown at you after surviving a heart attack.

WHAT IS CAD?

WHAT IS A HEART ATTACK?

WHAT IS A WIDOWMAKER HEART ATTACK?

WHAT IS A CARDIAC CATH LAB?

WHAT IS AN ANGIOGRAM?

WHAT IS AN ANGIOPLASTY?

WHAT IS A STENT?

WHAT IS CABG?

WHAT IS CCU?

WHAT IS AN ECHOCARDIOGRAM?

WHAT IS A STRESS TEST/NUCLEAR STRESS TEST?

WHAT ARE COLLATERAL ARTERIES?

WHAT ARE THE RISK FACTORS FOR CAD?

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF A HEART ATTACK?

I THINK I AM HAVING A HEART ATTACK, WHAT SHOULD I DO?

I’VE RECENTLY HAD A HEART ATTACK AND SURVIVED, DOES THIS MEAN MY LIFE AS AN ACTIVE PERSON IS OVER?

 

 

 

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