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Heart attack at 32

Discussion in 'Plasterers Health and Wellbeing' started by Tinytom, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. Tinytom

    Tinytom Active Member

    Got a phone call early doors Sunday morning from my uncle saying my cousin who I work with was in a coma, he’s had a heart attack as he was driving his car Saturday night, luckily there was an ambulance passing and they got to him just in time his heart stopped beating for 4 minuets before they got him going again. Just goes to show be grateful for what you’ve got enjoy everyday because you never know what’s around the corner. All the best
     
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  2. Lodan

    Lodan Private Member

    I'm 32, high blood pressure, smoke and drink like a fish... Makes you think
     
  3. gps

    gps Private Member


    Does it though ? You still do it
     
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  4. Lodan

    Lodan Private Member

    I only read it 5 minutes ago you donkey, give me time Gordon, I've not even had a fag and a beer yet
     
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  5. Dropsalot

    Dropsalot Private Member

    32, I've got a trowel older than that!
    Seriously though, give him our best.
     
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  6. johniosaif

    johniosaif Private Member

    Best wishes to the lad
     
  7. Simon85

    Simon85 Well-Known Member

    Jeezus. I'm nearly 33 now, though pretty much off the smokes 2 years, and don't drink a hell of a lot. Few casuals in the house most weekends, no real sessions.
     
  8. zolco

    zolco Private Member

    Speedy recovery to tinytoms cuz
     
  9. gps

    gps Private Member



    Are you seriously suggesting you wasn’t aware of the affects ?
     
  10. Lodan

    Lodan Private Member

    Until that message I had no idea of the affects of stress, smoking and alcohol
     
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  11. Lodan

    Lodan Private Member

    I was so naive
     
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  12. Danny

    Danny TPF OWNER

    Are we just seeing a lot more heart attacks/strokes in younger people or is it just more publicised
     
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  13. gps

    gps Private Member



    If vincey said that I may have unusually believed him, but you never lol
     
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  14. johniosaif

    johniosaif Private Member

    Unifinish naive
     
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  15. Tinytom

    Tinytom Active Member

    That’s the worst thing about it. He doesn’t drink doesn’t smoke he gets plenty of exercise walking dogs etc, his diet isn’t the best in the world but he’s not overweight at all, just came out the blue
     
  16. Vincey

    Vincey Private Member

    Believe it or not Gordon I’m one of the more intelligently ones on here

    Hope your cousin recovers soon @Tinytom
     
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  17. gps

    gps Private Member


    I do not doubt it buddy
     
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  18. Simon85

    Simon85 Well-Known Member

    Underlying cardiac issues maybe, sure we have seen footballers and sports people suffer them over the years too, very fit young men last ud expect to take a heart attack. f**k*d up how it works at times mate
     
  19. Tinytom

    Tinytom Active Member

    The hospital have mentioned it looks like the same thing that happened to the footballers. Fingers crossed he’ll pull through and get out the coma so we can find out
     
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  20. zolco

    zolco Private Member

    My mates son moved to Leicester from herts, never smoked or drank anything, went to play footie one evening, collapsed on the pitch on his first week away. Died at 28. They did found some heart problems, but noone was aware of it before post mortem
     
  21. Simon85

    Simon85 Well-Known Member

    There's been a few young lads it's happened to here playing gaa. Young teens with whole lives ahead them and they drop. Dead playing a football match. Sad
     
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  22. flynnyman

    flynnyman Private Member

    Intelligently hahahaha if you wasn't so thick that would be genius lol
     
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  23. Irish John

    Irish John Active Member

    All the best to your cousin @Tinytom
     
  24. stuart23

    stuart23 Private Member

    Where have you been hiding? Get on that checkatrade thread and explain your glorious fee charging leads finder
     
  25. gps

    gps Private Member



    What the fu ck are you on about lol ?
     
  26. Cornelius

    Cornelius Well-Known Member

    1 in 4 people have a hole in their heart, things is most people don’t even know they’ve got it until something happens. I’ve got a pfo which is a valve in my heart that hasn’t sealed shut.
     
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  27. JessThePlasterer

    JessThePlasterer Well-Known Member

    Can they do something about it bud?
     
  28. Cornelius

    Cornelius Well-Known Member

    When we are in mothers womb we have a valve in our heart that passes oxygen around because we can’t breathe through our lungs in the womb, shortly after birth this valve is supposed to seal shut but in 25% of people the valve doesn’t close properly.
     
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  29. JessThePlasterer

    JessThePlasterer Well-Known Member

    So what does this mean for those people?
     
  30. Tinytom

    Tinytom Active Member

    sounds similar to what’s happened to him, they’ve said it’s a valve and because it’s not been doing the right thing his heart has been pumping harder than it should so it’s enlarged and he may well have been born with it
     
  31. Cornelius

    Cornelius Well-Known Member

    Well in my case the valve let a blood clot slip through before it could get filtered by the lungs so I had a stroke, most people will just go about their lives and not be affected and won’t even realise.
     
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  32. Dropsalot

    Dropsalot Private Member

    Kinell people........this s**t it serious......a quarter of the population might have this?.....
    That’s crap.
     
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  33. Cornelius

    Cornelius Well-Known Member

    It’s normally pretty harmless but yeah there will be many people on the forum alone that will have it, my children might have it and my stroke consultant said he could possibly have it too.
     
  34. BostonPlastering

    BostonPlastering New Member

    That's awful. Thank God for that ambulance passing by. We are nothing but a breath.
     
  35. Rossi46

    Rossi46 Private Member

    I had an episode in my 20’s. Working hard and partying hard. Went light headed, left arm tingling and didn’t feel good. Was diagnosed with left ventricular hypertophy and atrial fibrillation. They put me on beta blockers in my 20’s FFS.
    They said binge drinking is a big cause of AF nowadays. Not sure how I ended up with an enlarged left ventricle. A lot of endurance athletes have the same though. I’ve always trained long and hard. Long distance mountain biking and road biking. Maybe it’s just that.
    Those two conditions combined do put me at risk of dropping dead. Not much I can do about it but look after myself.

    Hope he comes round and get back to full health @Tinytom
    He was so lucky that ambulance was there!
     

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