We all need regular heart checks. That’s the message from Julie Ann Mitchell, manager of heart research and innovation at the National Heart Foundation. She joins podcast host John Deeks to deliver sobering statistics on heart disease deaths and reveals that heart disease in women is often dismissed as a ‘man’s health issue’.
John and Julie Ann also discuss the use of defibrillators and steps to take if you experience chest pain. “Don’t wait until the morning, because the morning might be too late,” they say.
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