'Gangnam Style' death: Man dies of heart attack after dancing to PSY's track

Psy-gangnam-style-death-dancing-gi.jpgA 46-year-old British father of three died Saturday (Dec. 8) from a heart attack after dancing to PSY's hit song "Gangnam Style" at an office Christmas party.

According to the Sun, Eamonn Kilbride was doing the energetic dance moves made famous by the Korean pop star, but seconds later he suddenly collapsed.  

His wife, Julie, performed CPR in an attempt to revive him. Paramedics arrived five minutes later, but Kilbride was pronounced dead just after 11:30 p.m. as he arrived at Royal Blackburn Hospital.  

In the wake of the tragedy, Professor Bernard Keavney, a consultant cardiologist at Newcastle University, tells the Telegraph that men should not "stray outside [their] comfort zone" at Christmas parties.

"The chance that you'll come to grief is very small. But as with any form of untypical exercise that you're not used to taking, be somewhat measured. Let the lady dance around you," he says. "I certainly wouldn't say that people need to avoid Gangnam Style over the holidays. [But] if you're unused to taking vigorous physical exercise, you shouldn't throw yourself into violent exertion without due preparation."
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