Stories from the Heart: Mother of 8 Who Collapsed in Church Warns Others

Many of us believe we know what a heart attack looks like. We have a picture in our mind of what a person who is likely to suffer from heart disease looks like, and if that is not us, we simply don’t worry about it. However, Cynthia Essex wants you to know that heart disease may not look like anything. Understanding your family history and your risk factors is extremely important because you don’t know what you don’t know, and in the case of heart disease, not knowing could prove to be deadly. Here Cynthia shares her story and a warning she wants everyone to receive.

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