The views of Dr Robaayah Zambahari (senior consultant cardiologist and CEO of Institut Jantung Negara).
1. Adopting a healthy lifestyle:
2. Keeping to a healthy weight
3. Exercising regularly
4. Ensuring blood sugar, cholesterol and blood pressure are below “target” levels.
5. Medications proven to benefit patients after heart attacks include aspirin, clopidogrel, betablockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers, and statins.
(Source: Lee Mei Cheng 2011. “A heartfelt reminder”, The Star 2 October 2011)