Mary Wilson, a founding member of the biggest girl group in the history of music, The Supremes, died at the age of 76, one month shy of her 77th birthday, on February 9th, 2021
Mary Wilson died from alleged blood clots that caused extremely high blood pressure or what is commonly known as a hypertensive atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease according to the Clark County Coroner. She also reportedly had a heart attack 10 years ago.
She died in her sleep.
In related news, in order to prevent the first heart attack, there are ways to assist and prevent blood clots from happening in Black adults over 40 by simply talking to your doctor and seeing if you can take baby aspirin daily. Unfortunately, once heart attacks and strokes occur they are usually followed by another like event.
It’s important that you talk to your doctor to get your heart examined because you may need something stronger. Taking regular aspirin can cause other problems because of the strength but baby aspirin can help prevent clotting of the blood which is generally one of the main causes of strokes, aneurysms, and heart attacks.
Of course, as hard as eating right and exercise can be in our industry jobs, with all the stress, its paramount to create that balance. Read this article about taking a baby aspirin daily.