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“But I’m Too Young to Have a Heart Attack…”

…disease as a part something that happens as you “get old.” But even young to middle-aged adults can have a heart attack, also called a myocardial infarction or MI. Over the years, I’ve seen men as young as 24-years old, and a woman who was just 18, suffer a heart attack—young people who never gave…

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Benefits of Sauna Therapy for Your Heart, and Entire Body

…there are a few cautions with sauna therapy. Most people, including cardiac patients with stable coronary heart disease or history of myocardial infarction (heart attack), can safely use saunas. If the goal of sauna therapy is to lower blood pressure only 15-minute sessions at a lower temperature (less…

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Is Taking a Daily Aspirin Right for You?

…collected from 100,000 people over six years showing that we have to treat 120 people with a daily aspirin to prevent just one nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI). The researchers did report that total cardiovascular events decreased by 10 percent. But at the same time there was a 30 percent increased…

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