Acute Coronary Syndrome: 11 Questions to Ask

Having heart disease can affect your body and your mind. Engaging in open and honest discussions with your doctor can go a long way toward helping you successfully manage your treatment and overall health. Here are questions you may want to ask your healthcare provider:

  1. How will I know if I am going to have a heart attack?
  2. How can I prevent a heart attack?
  3. Will I be able to do all the things I was able to do before acute coronary syndrome?
  4. What symptoms should make me go to the ER immediately?
  5. How important is losing weight?
  6. What dietary changes should I make?
  7. Should I consult a dietitian or nutritionist?
  8. Should I be taking aspirin every day?
  9. When can I start exercising?
  10. When can I return to work?
  11. When can I resume sexual activity?