Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Heart Disease Impacts the Young Also: One Survivor's Story

Hassan desperately gasped for a breath of air; as he fell to the ground from unbearable, pounding and pulsating pressure residing in the center of his chest. He was a successful entrepreneur, only 29 years old, with a perturbed reality of an unhealthy heart. Unfortunately, there is an epidemic that is contributing to the death and mortality rate among many Americans each year. From preliminary data and statistics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), once again, named heart disease the leading cause of death in the United States for 2010. Luckily, Hassan escaped this statistic and lived to tell his story, contradicting the many misconceptions of heart diseases and conditions “only” affect the “older” generation. Hassan Bawab, the CEO and Founder of Magic Logix, found himself undergoing a serious heart surgery at a young age and hopes his story can help aid the younger generation to prevent heart failure.

Read the full story here.

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