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Heart disease occurs when your arteries become clogged with fatty material. You can lower your risk of having a heart attack by following these simple lifestyle choices. Over 700,000 Australians live with coronary heart disease. One Australian will suffer a heart attack every 10 minutes, it is the nation's biggest killer of men and women. In Australia, heart disease will kill three times as many women as breast cancer. Heart disease is often silent with no warning signs before a devastating heart attack. To protect yourself from heart disease find out about the signs and symptoms of a heart attacks. It could save your life.

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Reviewed on: 23-02-2022