Years ago, I got hooked on the National Enquirer and have been unable to quit. This year I made a New Year’s resolution to quit, but I just had to buy one last issue on December 31st. On the cover was the headline “John Edwards Heart Attack Drama.” I don’t know how old Edwards is, but he looks too young to be having a heart attack. I had to read the story.
When I read the article inside the Enquirer, I noticed this statement from a friend of John Edwards: “Although John was told that it was just a panic attack and not heart-related, the incident shook him and he requested trial postponement. He’s still afraid he’s going to die from a heart attack.”
As a survivor of a panic attack, I can tell you that there is a big difference between a panic attack and a heart attack. (more…)