Rosie O'Donnell is considered a lucky woman because she survived a heart attack
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Actress and television presenter Rosie O'Donnell
said on Monday that a woman is considered very lucky, as he survived a heart attack produced last week, following which the doctors inserted a stent to unblock a blocked coronary artery.
"I'm lucky I'm still alive," said O'Donnell, aged 50, in a post entitled "My infarction" on her website Rosie.com.
The actress says that the chest pain occurred last week, and she began to have chills and nausea after helped a stout woman who was struggling to get out of her car in Nyack village, near New York .
After taking an aspirin, O'Donnell went to a cardiologist. "That doctor sent me to the hospital, and there I placed a stent in the LAD, which was around 99% blocked. This type of heart attack they call it "the widow maker". "I'm lucky I'm still alive" the actress explained.
Rosie O'Donnell says he contacted the emergency services, but it urges women worldwide to be informed in advance about the symptoms prior infarctions, which resulted in 200,000 women die each year only in the United States.
Rosie O'Donnell, made famous in America thanks to a television talk show, which later became one of the most popular gay and lesbian rights activist, was last seen on North American television screens as presenter of the show "The Rosie Show" broadcast on OWN, Oprah Winfrey owned. This daily talk show was canceled in March due to low audience.
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