Your doctor will advise you of medications and lifestyle changes according to how badly your heart was damaged and what degree of heart disease you have.
It's up to you to follow your doctor's recommendations to make a full recovery. View an animation of a heart attack.
Heart Attack Recovery Questions and Answers
This content was last reviewed on 10/20/2012.
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