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Pickleball Injury Leads to Lung Cancer Diagnosis


Judy M2

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My husband is a pickleball player and instructor in our over-55 community. Several times now people on the court have complained of shortness of breath. He always makes them stop playing and urges them to see their doctor. One woman recently needed a triple bypass, and she says that pickleball saved her life. The woman featured in the article below can say the same thing. 

https://www.today.com/health/health/pickleball-injury-scan-lung-cancer-rcna16636

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This is great. We need more awareness that shortness of breath can be a danger sign. I went to the GP when I was getting winded before finishing 9 holes of golf, and then 8 and the 7… But initially just blamed poor conditioning after lockdowns.

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What a contribution your husband makes to your community! And great coverage of stupid lung cancer. Nice work!

Karen

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