Dr. Oz discusses heart attack prevention - FOX 13 News

Dr. Oz discusses heart attack prevention

Posted: Updated:

Actor James Gandolfini of 'Sopranos' fame died at the age of 51 after suffering a heart attack.

Dr. Mehmet Oz discussed the warning signs and preventative steps men can take to avoid a heart attack.

“A lot of folks don’t have signs. Ironically, what really threatens the livelihood of men… is heart attacks. Is still the number one cause of death. Half the people who had heart attacks never knew they had heart problems," said Dr.Oz.

Some of the signs to look out for according to Dr. Oz:

Shortness of breath…

Difficulty walking up a couple flights of stairs ...

Measure your waist size around your belly button. That number should not be more than half your height.

Powered by WorldNow

3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices