Heart Attack and Unstable Angina - Life After a Heart Attack
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.
- Keep your blood sugar in your target range if you have diabetes.
- Get a flu vaccine every year. It can help you stay healthy and may prevent another heart attack.
- Drink alcohol in moderation, if you drink. This means having 1
alcoholic drink a day for women or 2 drinks a day for men.
help for sleep problems. Your doctor may want to check for
sleep apnea, a common sleep problem in people who have
heart disease. For more information, see the topic Sleep Apnea.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
May 08, 2013
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