A trek through the woods provides quite a workout, and then there's the adrenaline rush of spotting the prey.
Doctors say it's that adrenaline rush that could lead to trouble. It can trigger a heart attack or even, potentially worse, a lethal heart rhythm disturbance.
Hunters should know their risk factors for heart disease before heading deep into the woods. Risk factors include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes.
Doctors say hunters should be prepared for an emergency by carrying a cell phone or CB radio, to never hunt alone and to know CPR.
Heart attacks are three times more likely to take a life than a gun shot.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.