Kathy shares the lifestyle modifications she made after her heart attack and triple bypass surgery.
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EmpowHer Asks: After your heart attack and triple bypass surgery, what type of lifestyle modifications did you have to make? Kathy Shares her Health Story Heart Attack I did modify my legs though after I had my heart attack. No more visits to the fastfood restaurant in the corner. You learn to cook the right things, you eat more fruits and vegetables and you eat less red meat, more fish. All the things you know you’re supposed to be doing all along, you learn to do those. Make sure you take your medications with the doctor tells you to. This is an easy thing to do is skip the medication, walking more instead of jumping on the car to go two blocks. Getting out and walking parking your car further away from the grocery store and walking more. Being more active and sometimes it's hard and sometimes it hurts. Your legs hurt. Your chest hurts you don’t want to do it but you force yourself to do it because it's in the long run it really does make it easier for you to get on day to day.