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Dad’s Experience with Heart Disease & Stress

For this blog post, I’m turning the reins over to my dad. He’s going to share his story of having heart disease, and how stress was a contributing factor to his illness.

Claude Moulton Esq. writes:

Quite unexpectedly at age 50 I was diagnosed with coronary artery disease. I had no symptoms of which I was aware. I was taking a physical and as an afterthought mentioned that I had some back pain when I exercised (who doesn’t?). A series of tests revealed that I had two totally and several partially blocked coronary arteries. The pain was in my back, in contrast to “chest pain,” because the blocked arteries were at the back of my heart.

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By |2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00September 18th, 2011|Categories: Health, Medication|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Dad’s Experience with Heart Disease & Stress

About the Author:

Dr. Stephanie Sarkis is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and AMHCA Diplomate and Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Counseling based in Tampa Bay, Florida, where she specializes in the treatment of ADD/ADHD. Dr. Sarkis conducts evaluations, testing, diagnosis, and counseling services. She also is a public speaker, consultant, coach, and is a facilitator in collaborative law.