Apple Watch helps man survive potentially fatal heart attack

The Apple Watch might not be on your must-have list, but you’ll certainly think twice about the usefulness of wearable devices after you read this story. A man in Canada was able to avoid a heart attack thanks to the Apple Watch he’d recently purchased.

Dennis Anselmo, a 62-year-old builder, was returning to work after lunch on August 18th last year when he began feeling unwell. Little did he know that what he suspected to be a flu or fever was actually a heart attack.

“I was building a fence placing posts in the ground. We finished lunch at 1.15 and was back to work,” Anselmo told The Sun. “I felt terrible – like I had a really bad flu. I worked for maybe ten minutes but said to my helper I need to sit down.

“So I sat on trailer for a couple of minutes and was planning to go home – I felt all over the place.”

As he sat down, he started playing with the Apple Watch he purchased two weeks beforehand. He noticed that…

Read the entire article from BGR here: Apple Watch helps man survive potentially fatal heart attack

 



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