Tackling unexplained cardiac death

Unexplained cardiac death is one of the biggest killers of Australians under fifty. The Common Factors - Aged under 50, unexpected and unexplained.

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One of the biggest killers of Australians aged under 50.

Most frequently, Death strikes those who are fit and healthy, with no apparent symptoms. Death comes "out of the blue", without warning.

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More than 2000 die every year

Cardiologists and researchers believe that unexplained cardiac death is claiming the lives of more than 2000 young Australians every year.

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Young men are 5 times more likely to die than women

There are several heart conditions that increase the chance of unexplained cardiac death but these are often recognised when it’s too late and account for only a minority of unexplained cardiac death cases.

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