Dicey Heart

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Who is this Button for?


The obese.

Exercise avoiders.

Lovers of animal fats.

Non-compliant diabetics and hypertensives.

The seriously stressed-out.[1]

Provocative Suggestions

Postpone all lifestyle changes until your heart starts giving you danger signals.[2]


Johannesburg is a city of gold in which dwell men of iron, but the men of iron are as fragile as clay.

(Harry Seftel, Prof. of Medicine at University of Witwatersrand, referring to the very fragile coronary arteries of the male, white titans of industry of the Johannesburg of the 1970s.)

Something to consider

The adage Prevention is better than cure is particularly true of coronary heart disease.



  1. There is plenty of evidence to suggest stress is bad for your heart and even evidence suggesting that laughter is good for it. http://umm.edu/news-and-events/news-releases/2009/laughter-is-the-best-medicine-for-your-heart
  2. Eg: Heart attack, stroke or angina. You may also at least consider adopting healthier habits after abnormal test results eg. ECG, cardiac stress test, coronary artery CT scan, a dangerously high cholesterol level and persistently high blood pressure.