150,000 People Will Experience Their First Heart Disease Symptom This Year

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The folks at WellnessFX have just pieced together a visual argument for getting that regular blood test done. Some of the facts put forth from the graphic include some rather grotesque notes about heart attacks (41% of those who experience one, will die from it) and over 150,000 people will pass away from heart disease without being diagnosed.

70% of the data needed for accurate diagnosis and health management can be found in just one drop of blood, according to the infographic — which also seems to be gaining some serious traction on Reddit’s “Today I Learned ” section. The graphic even delves into Thyroid Disease, which has stricken 1 in 10 Americans, many of which are undiagnosed and don’t even know they have it.

 

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/infographic-150000-people-will-experience-their-first-heart-disease-symptom-this-year-2012-9#ixzz27Hnltafy

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