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From: Clive (
Subject:         Last chance to change my life
Date: January 22, 2016 at 3:48 am PST

Hi all.
My name is clive and I had a heart attack in 1st June 2012. I had one
blocked artery and received emergency treatment at 0300 hrs In hospital
that morning. The treatment consisted of angioplasties and two stents in
the same artery . i was in hospital for two days and sent home to recover
and get fit to get back to work. I went to a cardiac rehab centre for a month
to build up my fitness and saw a dietitian to tell me what to eat and what
not to eat. This included meat , fish , oils and green vegetables. At no time
did they say that a vegan diet was proved to be the best for my condition. I
did not know until now that this diet existed. It seems that we in the uk are
prepared to carry on putting stents into people's veins and carry out by
passes and not treat the cause which is people's diet and lifestyle. Last
week I carried out a treadmill test which I paid for which was for my job. I
passed the treadmill test with no chest pains and no discomfort at all. The
cardiac consultant said there was a problem with the St section of the
readout which may identify a blockage in an artory. I asked him if we could
carry out another treadmill test in six weeks time to see if there is any
improvement. He agreed to this,I wanted time to see if I could change my
diet and excersice and loose weight. The consultant said it could be a
faulse reading because I was unfit and my heart was under strain. The
consultant wanted to put me through another test which makes the heart
beat fast while you are at rest and it identifys any problems. I went home
and typed in my I pad, CAD Reversal and have started this journey that I
did not know existed. I have a chance of reversing my CAD through diet
and lifestyle. No doctor in the UK has told me this.Having said this the
doctors and nurses in the UK are fantastic and I would not be here if it
wasn't for the fantastic job they done on me.
I have been reading as much as I can about Dr Esselstyn and his work. I
ordered his book ,Prevent and reverse heart disease and the cook book
yesterday and am waiting desperately for them to arrive. In just a week I
have lost five pounds and am very excited that I can make a change to my
future which was not explained to me by my doctors in the UK. The stents I
have had are just like putting a plaster over the problem and it will definitely
come back unless I do something about it. What have I got to loose by
following this diet. Nothing , but what will I gain if it works. Everything !!!
Why why is this not being pushed by the doctors in the UK. I am very angry
about this.
I'm starting this journey and am very new to all the aspects of becoming a
vegan. This is the last chance I may have to change my life.

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