There is plenty of anecdotal advice doing the rounds of Social Media. Here we clear and clarify a few of those. This Blog is a Work in Progress.

“Cough CPR”

If I think I’m having a Heart Attack or I think my heart has stopped I should cough vigorously.

Firstly, if your heart stops, you are in Cardiac Arrest and you will be unconscious. Secondly, if you are having a heart attack on the other hand you need to be in Hospital, and fast. The sooner you get there, the better your chance of survival. It is vital that you dial 999, not waste time trying to cough. Your heart muscle is dying and you need that blockage medically removed. Here are the Experts: