Heart disease is the number one health issue in our country today. Obesity and smoking are two of
the main reasons why. And, adds Krisle, “I learned the hard way that you can’t outrun your family
history.” Krisle’s grandfather was a smoker and passed away suddenly when he was 58 years
old. His father smoked one pack a day and also developed vascular disease at age 58.
“Now, I’m supposed to be a smart guy,” laughs Krisle. “I knew that I had to get past that 58 year mark!” In March of 2009, Dr. Krisle was getting ready to go cross country skiing…he felt a tweak. He knew it was angina, chest pain that occurs when an area of your heart muscle doesn’t get enough oxygen-rich blood.
Read the full story of how Dr. George Krisle took care of his own blocked blood vessels.