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3 Steps To Surviving A Heart Attack On Your Own

Learn how to survive a heart attack on your own in three easy steps. 

Titilayo Ilori

Many people have died of a heart attack because there was no one around to help. Most heart attack victims have only a few seconds to survive before going unconscious.

In this case, you need to do everything you can to survive since no one is around to help you.

Find below three steps to surviving a heart attack on your own.

1. Take a deep breath

If you suddenly develop a heart attack and no one is around to help, you can survive on your own. First of all, you need to take a deep breath.

2. Cough purposefully

Secondly, try to cough strenuously repeatedly. Make sure the cough is deep and prolonged.

3. Take deep breaths and keep coughing

Continue the process of taking deep breaths and coughing every two seconds until you notice you can breathe normally or someone comes to your rescue.

These two processes are safe for heart attack  victims because breathing deep allows oxygen into the lungs, while coughing repeatedly makes the heart squeeze. During this process, blood circulates to the heart and this is enough to keep you alive.