How to Survive a Heart Attack When Alone…

Forwarded message
From: Ralph & BA
Date: 8 April 2016 at 05:43
Subject: Fw: Fwd: How to Survive a Heart Attack When Alone…

I hope everyone can send
this on as it is really important for everyone to
know!

1. Let’s say it’s 7:25pm and
you’re going home (alone of course) after an unusually
hard day on the job.

2. You’re really tired,
upset and frustrated.

3.
Suddenly you
start experiencing severe pain in your chest that starts to drag
out into your arm and up in to your
jaw.

You are only about five km
from the hospital nearest your home.

4. Unfortunately you don’t
know if you’ll be able to make it that far.

5. You have been trained in
CPR, but the guy that taught the course did not tell you how to
perform it on yourself.

6.
HOW TO
SURVIVE A HEART ATTACK WHEN ALONE?
Since many
people are alone when they suffer a heart attack without help,
the person whose heart is beating improperly and who
begins to feel faint, has only about 10 seconds left before
losing consciousness.

7.
However,
these victims can help themselves by coughing repeatedly and
very vigorously.

A deep breath should be
taken before each cough, and the cough must be deep and
prolonged, as when producing sputum from deep inside the chest.

A breath and a cough must be repeated about every two
seconds without let-up until help arrives, or until the heart is
felt to be beating normally again.

8. Deep breaths get oxygen
into the lungs and coughing movements squeeze the heart
and keep the blood circulating. The squeezing pressure on
the heart also helps it to regain a normal
rhythm.

In this way, heart attack
victims can get help or to a hospital.

9. Tell as many other people
as possible about this. It could save their lives!

10. A cardiologist says If
everyone who gets this email, & kindly sends it to 10
people, you can bet that we’ll save at least one life.

11. Rather than
sending jokes, please ……. contribute by forwarding
this email which can save a person’s
life….

12. If this message comes
around to you ……more than once…..please don’t get
irritated…..U need to be happy that you have many
friends who care about you & you are being reminded of how
to tackle….Heart attacks…. when you are
alone.

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