|1.||Heart attack occurs only in old age.||With unhealthy heart diet and sedentary lifestyle heart attack can occur at any age.|
|2.||Pain in chest, must be a heart attack.||Not all chest pain is an indication of heart attackAngina (chest pain) is only a symptom of heart attack, last for few minutes and goes away with rest.|
|3.||I exercise regularly, I cannot have a heart attack.||Exercising regularly doesn’t rule out the other causes of heart attack such as high blood pressure, cholesterol or presence of diabetes.|
|4.||I have a family history of heart diseases, so I too will have a heart attack.||Having family history increases the chance but doesn’t asures heart attack.|
|5.||I had normal ECG reports so I cannot have a heart attack.||Having normal cardiac test reports (even a week before) doesn’t rule out chances of heart attack|
|6.||I eat junk food but, exercise regularly so chances of having a heart attack is minimal.||Exercising regularly does helps in reducing the chances of heart attack but doesn’t gives 100% prevention rate, as it is totally dependent on the lifestyle and diet that the person follows.|
|7.||I had a heart attack and was treated for it at time so chances of having another heart attack is zero.||Treatment for heart attack might have prevented the recent condition but doesn’t assure 100% cure rate. It depends on how strictly the do’s and don’ts are followed.|
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