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Heart attacks and water

Sunday, July 21, 2013


How many folks do you know who say they don't want to drink anything before going to bed because they'll have to get up during the night.
Heart Attack and Water - I never knew all of this ! Interesting.......
Something else I didn't know ... I asked my Doctor why people need to urinate so much at night time. Answer from my Cardiac Doctor - Gravity holds water in the lower part of your body when you are upright (legs swell). When you lie down and the lower body (legs and etc) seeks level with the kidneys, it is then that the kidneys remove the water because it is easier. This then ties in with the last statement!
I knew you need your minimum water to help flush the toxins out of your body, but this was news to me. Correct time to drink water...
Very Important. From A Cardiac Specialist!
Drinking water at a certain time maximizes its effectiveness on the body
2 glasses of water after waking up - helps activate internal organs
1 glass of water 30 minutes before a meal - helps digestion
1 glass of water before taking a bath - helps lower blood pressure
1 glass of water before going to bed - avoids stroke or heart attack
I can also add to this... My Physician told me that water at bed time will also help prevent night time leg cramps. Your leg muscles are seeking hydration when they cramp and wake you up with a Charlie Horse.
Mayo Clinic Aspirin Dr. Virend Somers, is a Cardiologist from the Mayo Clinic, who is lead author of the report in the July 29, 2008 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Most heart attacks occur in the day, generally between 6 A.M. and noon. Having one during the night, when the heart should be most at rest, means that something unusual happened. Somers and his colleagues have been working for a decade to show that sleep apnea is to blame.
1. If you take an aspirin or a baby aspirin once a day, take it at night.
The reason: Aspirin has a 24-hour "half-life"; therefore, if most heart attacks happen in the wee hours of the morning, the Aspirin would be strongest in your system.
2. FYI, Aspirin lasts a really long time in your medicine chest, for years, (when it gets old, it smells like vinegar).
Please read on...
Something that we can do to help ourselves - nice to know. Bayer is making crystal aspirin to dissolve instantly on the tongue.
They work much faster than the tablets.
Why keep Aspirin by your bedside? It's about Heart Attacks.
There are other symptoms of a heart attack, besides the pain on the left arm. One must also be aware of an intense pain on the chin, as well as nausea and lots of sweating; however, these symptoms may also occur less frequently.
Note: There may be NO pain in the chest during a heart attack.
The majority of people (about 60%) who had a heart attack during their sleep did not wake up. However, if it occurs, the chest pain may wake you up from your deep sleep.
If that happens, immediately dissolve two aspirins in your mouth and swallow them with a bit of water.
Afterwards: - Call 911. - Phone a neighbor or a family member who lives very close by.- Say "heart attack!" - Say that you have taken 2 Aspirins.
Take a seat on a chair or sofa near the front door, and wait for their arrival and ...DO NOT LIE DOWN!
A Cardiologist has stated that if each person after receiving this e-mail, sends it to 10 people, probably one life could be saved!
I have already shared this information. What about you
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GBSLIM 9/20/2013 10:49AM

    Wow. Glad to have stumbled across your very informative blog.
Thank you for sharing.

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HIKETOHEIGHTS 7/30/2013 5:15PM

    i saw this post on FB and made a few changes because of it. I wonder if anyone snopes it?

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67YKCEB 7/28/2013 1:27PM

    Wow! did not know this. ..... will copy it and send to my mom. Her new boyfriend has a bad heart and other health issues.
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LESSOFMOORE 7/21/2013 9:08PM

    Thanks for sharing, Susi!

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PEGGYO 7/21/2013 1:07PM

    thanks

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JAXMOMMY 7/21/2013 11:51AM

    Do you suppose this is a true E-mail and not an urban legend? Hubby is overweight and has sleep apnea, untreated, and I just know he is waiting for a heart attack. I'm scared all the time!

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KELLIEBEAN 7/21/2013 9:38AM

    Great information. Lately I have been working on getting my water intake done before dinner time so I can sleep through the night. I should start drinking a little at night as I had two REALLY bad Charlie horses his week.

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EVIE4NOW 7/21/2013 8:54AM

  Thanks for sharing. I might add, you can experience nausea or tummy pains and also can have pain between your shoulder blades. For me, there are additional symptoms like a feeling of heat up to my ears with the nausea and a general nauseous feeling tho not necessarily from my tummy. I can also have the feeling in my throat. Too weird to describe but has happened frequently. I take baby aspirin every night but keep nitro on my bed stand.. just in case. What sucks is when you reach in the dark and spill the pills all over the floor lol. Yup, been there done that too lol.

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LOSE4LIFE47 7/21/2013 8:52AM

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