Every year, tens of thousands of Americans survive heart attack, go back to work and enjoy a normal life. You have every reason to be confident of a full recovery. Your heart is healing and with each passing day you'll get stronger and more active.
The following questions and answers will help you better understand what has happened to you and how you get started on the road to recovery.
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Heart Attack Questions and Answers
This content was last reviewed on 10/20/2012.
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