Alex Trebek Hospitalized After Suffering Heart Attack

Danica J. | June 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More

A statement issued by Sony revealed that television icon Alex Trebek suffered a mild heart attack.

The latest health scare for the Jeopardy! host occurred on June 23rd in California.

The 71-year-old entertainer was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles where he was treated but was not released due to the fact that this is his second heart attack.

Trebek was hospitalized in 2007 for the same health problems.

Alex Trebek who is being observed by health specialists is said to be in good spirit and is well enough to start working/filming again in July.

Millions of Americans suffer heart attacks, strokes and heart failures annually – the warning signs of such events are easy to recognize and lives can be saved if 911 is called immediately.

The warning signs of a heart attack include:

difficulty breathing, nausea and chest pain like unbearable pressure or squeezing that either last several minutes continuously or come and go.

Some people also experience pain in their arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach.

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