Whether you are recovering from a heart attack or
are changing your lifestyle so you can avoid another one, emotional support from friends
and family is important. Think about joining a heart disease support group. Ask
your doctor about the types of support that are available where you live.
Meeting other people with the same problems can help you know you're not alone.
Take other steps to live healthier
After a heart attack, it's also important to:
Take your medicines exactly as directed. Do not stop taking your medicine unless your doctor tells you to.