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The Day I Had A Heart Attack And Died
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The Day I Had A Heart Attack And Died

Heart Attack

The 25th of Sept 2011 is a day that I will never forget it was a day that completely changed my life forever it was the day I had a heart attack.

I am a 62 year old male and as fit as a fiddle. I used to go to the Gym 4/5 times per week and jogged regularly, and I also maintained a healthy diet (Although once a week I did used to like a nice hot curry. I only drank at the weekends ( Although I am the first to admit properly I did drink more than I was supposed to )

Sat night found me in the pub celebrating as usual having a few drinks with my wife, my brother and his partner. Dancing, laughing and singing feeling really good. With a day off work to recover ( I am a Driving Instructor), as tomorrow was Sunday.

So I went to bed as usual and fell to sleep straight away and slept like a log. Around 6 am I woke up with pains in my chest and thought that it was indigestion. So I to the bathroom and rubbed a load of Ibuleve onto my chest and went back to bed and fell back to sleep.

Around 7 am I woke up again and the pain was a lot lot worse. I was sweating and I ran to the bathroom and was physically sick and had to go to the toilet and then I knew something was drastically wrong. So I started to get dressed and said to my wife call an ambulance. So she called the emergency doctor (Typical) and I spoke to him on the phone and described my symptoms to him and he called an ambulance straight away.

They must have thought I was on my own as they told me to lock the door and wait outside. I did the strangest thing next I went and fed the goldfish and then waited outside while my wife made a cup of tea. (She was really concerned about me now) not.

The ambulance arrived and as I was waiting out side said to me “Where is the patient “ “ It’s me I said “ and they looked astounded. They took me inside and put a tablet under my tongue and wired me up to an ECG machine.

The next thing I was dead. I had had a coronary arrest. Dead as a Door Nail.

Make sure this dose not happen to you


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