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Beyond that, is yeah, do ask questions, don't be frightened to ask questions. I find it not so much the, the doctors and the consultants don't want [you] to ask, I think they're just unused to putting in layman's terms and I think they can quite quickly flummox you. And they don't have time to be fair, they really have very limited time, but make use of, for our condition, the cardiac nurses, who I find are pretty good.
Make use of the cardiac nurses and the other support networks that come from that, like you go to rehabilitation, you meet other people. Talk to other people, realise that they've been through something similar, that you can actually get through it, as bad as it may feel at the time.