What can I do to help myself recover?

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During this difficult time, you can help yourself get better by following these important steps:

  • Follow up with your doctor regularly.
  • Take your medicines as prescribed.
  • Attend cardiac rehabilitation.
  • Take care of your emotional wellbeing.
  • Understand what increases the risk of a heart attack.

Taking actions like these can put you in control, help your recovery and reduce the risk of you having another heart attack.

Read more about making the first steps to recovery.

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