We are all well aware of the fact that heart attack cannot be predicted. Nevertheless, we will present you in this article some tips which could save your life if you find yourself in such situation.
It would be the best if you don’t have to face such dangerous situation, but if you do, it is good to know how you can help yourself or someone around you, before the ambulance arrives.
In most of the cases, when people face myocardial infraction, they panic, which causes them to fail into unconsciousness in a matter of seconds. Eventhough you have just a few seconds to react, still there is something you can do to save your life.
First of all, it is crucial to call an ambulance. After that, you need to start coughing forcefully.
You need to start coughing deep and strong without stopping, in a period of 2 seconds, extending the exhale. Coughing in this way can save your life or the life of someone around you.
We will present you a video where you can see the proper way of coughing in such a situation.
The reason why coughing helps is because when you take deep breaths you actually send oxygen into your lungs and the coughing pressures the heart and keeps the circulation flowing. This kind of pressure on the heart will bring the sinus rhythm back to normal and this is the most important thing to keep the person alive until professional help arrives.