Cardiac health: In great shape but close to death
Frank is a businessman, father of two, and passionate endurance athlete. He says, "I feel like I’m 30." However, Frank's date of birth makes doctors sit up and take notice: 1969. Even if a 52-year-old patient seems to be extremely fit, it’s still worth taking a closer look.
No cause for concern
Shocked by the findings
Nevertheless very lucky
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Information to take to heart
- 1 https://www.who.int/health-topics/cardiovascular-diseases#tab=tab_1, January 2022.
- 2 Deutsche Herzstiftung (ed.). Deutscher Herzbericht 2020. Frankfurt am Main, June 2021.
- 3 https://dzhk.de/aktuelles/news/artikel/schutz-vor-dem-herzinfarkt-herzstiftung-unterstuetzt-verbesserung-der-frueherkennung
- 4 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6056023/
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