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  • Snow Shoveling: One Shovel Away From A Heart Attack

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    I always do a double-take when I see a senior citizen snow shoveling their driveway. Yes, they may enjoy it, or they find it a good exercise...which it is, but.....Snow shoveling, for senior citizens or people in bad shape, can lead to heart attacks! Read this article for more info. Remember, Reilly Painting & Contracting is doing roof ice dam prevention, ice dam prevention and roof ice removal this week and next, and if you need us to do a quick snow shovel, let us know. We want you staying safe! Contact us here. 

    When snow piles  up outside, clearing off the front steps and driveway isn’t just annoying—it can actually be dangerous. In a recent study, one in 14 people who came to a Kingston, Canada, hospital for heart-attack symptoms in the winter had the issue while shoveling snow.

    It seems the combination of frigid temps and intense exertion is a recipe for cardiac issues, says Tracy Stevens, M.D., a spokesperson for the American Heart Association and a cardiologist at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. These triggers tell blood vessels to contract, where plaque inside the artery rubs against the lining like sandpaper. Fluid builds up behind the plaque until it cracks away from the lining like a popped zit. The body sees the crack as an injury and forms a blood clot around the site, obstructing blood flow like a clogged pipe and jamming the body’s circulatory system, triggering a heart attack.

    Courtesy of Men's Health

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