Heart attack prevention - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

Heart attack prevention

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Keith Espiritu is providing some things to look out for when it comes to a heart attack.

The biggest indicator is pain a "weight on chest"/typically not sharp, moves to arms or neck.

If you even think you may be at risk your best  bet is to be seen at the E.R.

Prevention includes controlling cholesterol/ weight; increase fiber, fish/fish oil; decrease fats/sweets in diet; exercise.

Copyright 2011 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly