Heart attack: what is it, why does it happen, and what you should do if you ever have one.

Norwalk Hospital

Having a heart attack does not mean the end to your active life. With modern medical care and healthy lifestyle changes, heart attack patients can return to their previous activity level or even more.

Dr. Eunice Kang and Mary Boudreau, APRN talk about heart attack, how it happen, symptoms (some women can have atypical symptoms), heart disease prevention, and what you can do if you feel symptoms of a heart attack.

Learn about risk factors, such as family history, physical inactivity, smoking, having high blood pressure or high cholesterol, and life after experiencing a heart attack.