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There has been a drastic rise in the number of Australian men visiting their GP to get their heart health checked since ‘s death from a heart attack. <br>The legendary cricketer died on March 4 on a holiday to the island of Koh Samui, after suffering a heart attack in his luxury villa aged just 52, 태국여행 with his body arriving back in Australia on Thursday. <br>p>Since the famous sportsman’s death, doctors have reported their medical clinics being flooded with middle-aged men asking for 파타야풀빌라 a checkup on their heart health – an event some GP’s have dubbed the ‘Shane Warne ef<br>’.The uptick in check ups and heart-related enquiries has carried over online, with traffic to the Heart Foundation website searching for heart attack related information doubling the day after his <br>h. There has been a drastic rise in the number of Australian men visiting their GP to get their heart health checked following Shane Warne’s death from a heart <br>ckRoyal Australian College of General Practitioners president Dr Karen Price told the that almost two thirds of GP’s she had confided in over the past week were documenting an increase in the number of men going to their cli<br> RELATED ARTICLES
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‘Fifty to 60 per cent said people came in talking about it [Shane Warne’s death] and then wanted to know information about their own heart health,’ she<br>d.Australian Medical Association vice president Chris Moy said the increase in check ups was a positive as it made patients aware of how attacks could abruptly oc<br> The uptick in check ups and heart-related enquiries has carried over online, with the Heart Foundation revealing that traffic to its website searching for heart attack related information doubled the day Shane Warne’s death was reported in th<br>ws Cardiologist Dr Elizabeth Shaw has dubbed the rise in check ups the ‘Shane Warne effect’ and says she expects more men to book in for appointments over the coming <br>hsHe said Warne’s death had ‘shined a light on the fact that heart disease can creep up on you and you can die suddenly in your sle<br> Cardiologist Dr Elizabeth Shaw dubbed the rise in check ups the ‘Shane Warne effect’ and expected more men to book in for appointments in coming m<br>s.She is adamant that this shift in attitudes towards heart health will ‘save hundreds if not thousands of liv<br> The Heart Foundation said searches on its website relating to heart attacks stayed high since Shane Warne’s <br>h.Close to 3,000 people visited the site last week, with most looking at the warning signs of an a<br>k. Since the famous sportsman’s death, doctors have reported a number of medical clinics getting flooded men asking for a check up on their heart health – an event some GP’s have dubbed the ‘Shane Warne e<br>t’The foundation urged nine million Australians aged over 45 and indigenous Australians aged over 30 to honour Warne’s legacy by going to their GP for a heart health <br>k.’We’re recommending that everybody that age have a heart check,’ National Heart Foundation acting chief executive Professor Gary Jennings s<br> Heart disease – an umbrella term for a range of conditions that affect the heart – is the single leading cause of death in Austra<br> According to the Heart Foundation, heart disease kills 118 people every day, or one person every 12 mi<br>s.It kills roughly 40 per cent more men that women, with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at greater<br>k.About 1.5 million Australians will be at risk of a heart attack or a stroke within the next five <br>s.