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Running for my life
Thu, 21st June 2012
Before Dad got sick, I had a pretty simplistic view of heart disease. I knew a little about hardening of the arteries and how an unhealthy lifestyle and a family history of heart problems could increase your risk. But I thought the worst thing that could happen was to have a heart attack.
I didn't understand how it can make you suffer and strip you of your dignity. In Dad's case heart disease meant months of misery.
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