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Heart attacks more likely after cold

A heart attack is 17 times more likely after you have suffered a respiratory infection according to new research that is being published today.

Professor Geoffrey Tofler was the team leader of the research at University of Sydney spoke to Steve and Baz about his findings and also debunked the “sweat it out” myth when you have a cold.

“At the time that you’ve got a cold, you are at higher risk of  getting a heart attack and we do recommend that people rest when they do have a respiratory infection.”

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