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Kay41 February 1st, 2019 1:51am

The American Heart Association has published research that found nearly half (48%) of all adults in the U.S. have heart disease and it is estimated to impact more than 121 million adults. Do you have or think you might potentially have heart disease?

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Crispy899 America
02/01/19 12:39 pm

Already do. This has been coming more on here lately?

Robert01 existentialist
02/01/19 6:22 am

More reasons to brush your teeth!
The same plaque that's on your teeth is the same plaque that gets stuck in your heart.

02/01/19 5:03 am

I hope not, but I don't know.

catpillow Florida West Coast
02/01/19 2:29 am

Two of my grandparents and one of my parents died from heart attacks, and mom has atrial fibrillation which most probably led to her having a serious stroke. I have (treated) hypertension and hypercholesterolemia, both of which are risk factors.

auntiesamm Orange County CA
01/31/19 11:54 pm

I have a pacemaker.

cpaswr just say the letters
01/31/19 9:25 pm

Heart disease runs on both sides of my family.

Both grandfathers died of heart attacks. My dad would have died of heart problems if the LVAD wasn’t invented. All of my dad’s brothers had had at least one heart attack.

I’m likely to get it.


snagglepuss Story Time
01/31/19 8:03 pm

I go to regular checkups with my doctor. No heart disease thankfully.

DunkinFrunk Austin area, Texas
01/31/19 7:39 pm

I don’t have heart disease. My heart is strong according to the Dr’s testing before having my cancer removal surgery.

EarlyBird Portland
01/31/19 8:02 pm

How are you feeling these days?

missmorganmarie ...
01/31/19 8:32 pm

they were able to remove it?? that's fantastic!!!!

DunkinFrunk Austin area, Texas
01/31/19 9:18 pm

I feel great, better than I’ve felt in over a year.

missmorganmarie ...
01/31/19 9:20 pm


katerina13 stuck in the middle
01/31/19 9:39 pm

Glad to hear it, Jim 😊

DunkinFrunk Austin area, Texas
01/31/19 10:55 pm

Thanks, I appreciate it

rons Thanks America
01/31/19 7:34 pm

Cardiologist says The heart is strong, a little plack in the carotid artery but no obstructions. The abdominal aorta is fine.

imanag My heaven on Earth
01/31/19 7:33 pm

Heart disease runs in my family. I’m very conscientious about diet and exercise as a result.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
01/31/19 7:08 pm

Doubtful, at least not significantly so at this time. I just got my calcium score result from a test I took last Friday, and it, along with my other risk factors, puts my 10 year risk of a cardiac event at 5% or less.