February 12th, 2010 16:21 EST
Shoveling Snow Can Give You A Heart Attack!
"The latest wave of snowstorms that struck snow-novice areas of Maryland and Washington D.C. has people worried about dangerous roads and highways.
But doctors also remind us of another snow-related danger: shoveling.
Studies made of the period after large snowstorms have repeatedly shown that shoveling puts people at risk for heart attacks -- even in cities experienced with snowstorms." Read More
It`s winter and that means one thing: Snow and all the problems that entails. Your wife is nagging you to shovel the driveway, and the public service announcements on TV are warning you that homeowners are required to shovel the sidewalk in front of their homes.
In my neighborhood nobody clears the sidewalk of snow, I don`t have to worry about getting fined by the city.
No self-respecting guy should give in to his wife`s whining, and clear the driveway of snow. The next time the old battle axe gets on your case because her car is completely covered in snow, ask her if she`s trying to kill you. Remind her that shoveling snow can give a poor guy a heart attack.
If the snow gets too deep, just have one of the neighborhood kids shovel your driveway for a few bucks.
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