April 27, 2010
STLMoms: Could Your Student Athlete be at Risk for a Rare Heart Condition?
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI-FOX2now.com) - Within the last year, two St. Louis area student athletes have died of a rare heart condition. Each year, around 120 athletes under the age of 35 die from sudden cardiac death. Could your child be at risk? How do parents know what symptoms to look for? SLUCare Sports Medicine Specialist, Dr. Will Mitchell talks about the condition and its warning signs. He also discusses the importance of having athletic trainers on site to manage the problem.
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