Origins of Heart Disease: Egyptians

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We like to blame our “modern” lifestyle for heart disease – we eat too much fatty food, we exercise too little. Ancient Egyptians suffered from coronary artery problems, too -A CT Scan reveals that Princess Ahmose-Meryet-Amon suffered (and probably died from) artherosclerosis over 3500 years ago, and she didn’t even have a TV!

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