Body & Soul S7: Preventing Atrial Fibrillation Stroke

24 JUL 2019 – In 2007, during a SEA Games Triathlon Time Trial event, a young and active athlete and friend of Mok Ying Ren passed away due to cardiac arrest. This taught Mok Ying Ren that life is fragile, and how some precautions can be taken, more so as an athlete.

Did you know that there is more than one type of stroke that can affect us ? If you engage in a lot of vigorous sporty activities or if you love running long marathons, do be cautious of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) related stroke.

#LearnWithMok as you watch ONEathlete Mok Ying Ren and former national sprint icon U.K. Shyam share their experiences on how to prevent this health condition with Host Daniel Martin and Dr Carolyn Lam on Mediacorp Channel 5 Body & Soul, Season 7, Episode 6.

In this episode of Body & Soul, they also talked about the signs of an AF related stroke. Catch the episode on toggle catch up TV right here.

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From left to right:
Daniel Martin, Dr Jeremy Chow, UK Shyam, Mok Ying Ren, and Dr Carolyn Lam

You can also catch up on the following related reading:
ST: The relevance of pre-participation screening by Dr Yeo Tee Joo
ST: Minimising risks in running by Dr Malcolm Mahadevan
ST: Taking a (sick) break from running by Dr Wang Mingchang