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coffeesp00ns  ·  721 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Carrie Fisher, Star Wars actress, dies aged 60

Take care of your tickers, folks. It can happen to anyone - you don't even need to have had as crazy of a life as she had.

thenewgreen  ·  721 days ago  ·  link  ·  

If only there was a way to set aside your younger stem cells in order to leverage them, later in life, for the therapeutic purposes they will confer. Heart disease is one of the most promising areas of such research. It's not unlikely that there will be a clinical trial that comes to fruition in the next few years.

Just your stem cells dammit!

ButterflyEffect  ·  721 days ago  ·  link  ·  
someguyfromcanada  ·  721 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I second this. I had a major heart attack even though my BMI, cholesterol and BP were completely acceptable. I did smoke and drink though and had a bit of family history but not enough to make it an issue in my mind.

ButterflyEffect  ·  721 days ago  ·  link  ·  

What else can you do at that point, though?

flagamuffin  ·  721 days ago  ·  link  ·  

elevate your heart rate every day for at least an hour and pray you don't have bad genes

ButterflyEffect  ·  721 days ago  ·  link  ·  

So, roll the dice and keep running. Sounds good.

OftenBen  ·  721 days ago  ·  link  ·  
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