SURVIVING A HEART ATTACK

"The doctor told me that carrying aspirin can help save a life. Now I always carry aspirin."

Reduce your risk of a death from heart attack by 23%.*

*When taken during a suspected heart attack, and for 30 days thereafter.

In the event of a suspected heart attack, immediately call 9-1-1 and chew or crush and swallow aspirin as directed by a doctor.

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Are You at Risk for a Heart Attack?

The link between age, blood pressure, stress and heart attacks is well known. Learn about these and other factors that can impact your risk.

SEE YOUR RISK FACTORS
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Why Your Prescription Medications May Not Be Enough

If you take medications for high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes, they may not be enough to protect you from having another heart attack or clot-related (ischemic) stroke. Find out more to discuss with your doctor.

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Aspirin Therapy Benefits to Prevent Another Heart Attack

Learn how a doctor-directed aspirin regimen may help prevent another heart attack or clot-related (ischemic) stroke.

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Genetic Risk Factors for Heart Attack

Find out how your genes can impact your heart – and how you can work with your doctor to manage your risks.

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Diabetes & Heart Disease: Managing Your Risks

Get information on the link between diabetes and heart disease and what you can do to limit your risks.

MANAGE YOUR RISK FACTORS
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6 Medication Reminder Tips

Get simple tips that can help you remember to take your medication.

GET MEDICATION REMINDER TIPS
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Ask Your Doctor About Heart Attack Risks

Get tips and answers to some questions designed to help you have a productive dialogue at your next appointment.

SEE QUESTIONS FOR YOUR DOCTOR
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After a Heart Attack: Talking to Your Doctor

After a heart attack, you may feel a little lost. Arm yourself with some questions to ask the doctor during your visit.

SEE QUESTIONS FOR YOUR DOCTOR
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A Glossary of Heart Health Terms

Explore this resource to help understand the terminology your doctor uses – so you can have more meaningful discussions.

LEARN HEART-HEALTH TERMS
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Partner Up & Make Exercise Part of Your Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Exercising with a partner can be as fun as it is good for your heart. Get some ideas for exercises you can add to your routine, and share them with the people you care about.

SEE PARTNER EXERCISES
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Heart-Healthy Exercise: Just the Basics

Get tips on creating an exercise routine that will help you build strength and endurance.

LEARN EXERCISE BASICS
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6 Tips to Help You Stick to Your Exercise Routine

From how to mix up your exercise routine to the importance of accountability, our simple tips can help you stay on plan.

GET TIPS TO KEEP MOVING
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Incorporate Cardiac Rehab into Your Recovery Plan

From exercises to emotional support – learn what to expect from a cardiac rehabilitation program.

LEARN ABOUT CARDIAC REHAB
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Heart Healthy Foods You Can Actually Enjoy

Find out what foods to include in your heart healthy diet. There are lots of heart healthy foods that are also delicious!

TRY THESE HEALTHY FOODS
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A Support System May Help You Recover from Your Heart Attack

After a heart attack, you don't have to go it alone. With local and online heart attack support groups, help is available. And don’t forget about your family, friends, and healthcare providers.

BUILD A SUPPORT SYSTEM
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Coping with Depression After a Heart Attack

Read about the relationship between depression and heart disease, and why it's so important to get help.

COPE WITH DEPRESSION
Heart Attack Risk Factors in Women

Take Our Women’s Heart-Health Quiz

Learn about heart disease in women. Take our quiz on women's heart health to learn about the risk factors, signs and symptoms of heart attacks in women.

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Heart Attack Risk Factors for Women

Heart Attack Risk Factors for Women

Common risk factors that cause heart attacks in women include diabetes, genetics, and more. Learn from our Infographic on heart attack risk factors in women.

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Get Moving to Get Heart Healthy

Find information on how exercise can reduce your risk of heart disease, and get more from your life.

LEARN THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE
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5 Surprisingly Fun Exercises

Check out some fun activities and workout ideas that can help make your workouts something you'll look forward to.

TRY THESE 5 FUN EXERCISES

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Aspirin is not appropriate for everyone, so be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen.

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CARRY ASPIRIN.
HELP SAVE A LIFE.

Do you know what to do the moment you suspect someone's having a heart attack?

20% of heart attack survivors over the age of 45 will have another one  within five years.
70% of major risk factors for heart attacks can be managed through  lifestyle choices

Surviving a heart attack can mean you’re at a higher risk for another.
The good news: you can still manage other risk factors.

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