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Heart attacks, if survived, bring drastic change
Los Angeles Times

“I think I’m having anxiety,” Leonard Castro told his wife on a day back in September.

Some time in the days running up to Sept. 9, multiple factors that made 46-year-old Leonard Castro a prime candidate for a heart attack converged. His body was groaning: Blood pressure too high. Too much bad cholesterol. Too much sugar in the blood. Too much weight.