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Cardiologist: What to know before seeing a Cardiologist

Cardiac arrest can occur in any time of the day, week, month or year. It can happen to you, a family member, a colleague at work or a neighbor. How would you help in such situation before seeking help or contacting a cardiologist for a cardiac treatment? As many people do not work in cardiac hospitals or care facilities, so they are not trained to deal with heart attack emergencies.Heart problem is diagnosed when a person show crushing, severe pain in the chest. This kind of pain always spread to the arms, the jaw or the neck area. This pain is not related to any movement or exertion in any of this part of the body, the pains just come on suddenly and does not stop even when the person is not moving.

Cardiologist: What to know before seeing a CardiologistThese are the heart attack symptoms that you may experience during the week before the heart attack occur:

  • You may suffer shortness of breath
  • Tiredness
  • Unusual indigestion
  • Sweat profusely
  • May experience giddiness that can cause you to lean on or sit down against anything for support

Cardiac treatment is the only way in treating and getting yourself better if you are experiencing all or any of these signs and symptoms.

To help a heart attack victim, these are the necessary actions to take as you wait for help to arrive:

  • In a half sitting position, lay the person down supported with pillows
  • Do not move or allow the person to move unnecessarily as this can cause more strain to the heart.
  • If you know the person’s doctor contact number, call him. If you don’t know, call for ambulance immediately.
  • Do not give the person anything to drink or eat
  • To help circulation and ease breathing, loosen the person’s clothing around the chest, waist and neck.

In a cardiac arrest emergency or if you are looking for a cardiac treatment and you are in the New York City area, contact:

Dr. SeldonĀ A Heart Doctor and Cardiologist in New York City
Offers same day appointments and all testing is done on site
Call us at: (212) 367-8000


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