Are you hurting your heart? Don’t risk it!

Even before the pandemic forced most of us indoors and out of our gym routines, only 20% of Americans were following the American heart association’s weekly exercise guidelines for heart health: 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week plus muscle-strengthening exercise two times a week.

But if you haven’t quite gotten back into the healthy swing of things, here are some tips on how to get your heart’s health back in shape.

Is your heart’s health at risk?

Dr. Joshua Larned warns that “a lot of people suffer from heart failure, over five million Americans in any given year will

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Health Habits to Avoid if You Don’t Want a Heart Attack, Say Experts

A broken heart can, in fact, kill you. Heart disease—which can refer to several types of heart conditions, including coronary artery disease, and can lead to a heart attack—is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet about 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with knowledge and heart-healthy action.

So what can you actually do? We’ll answer that question with 15 more. Eat This, Not That! Health rounded up a list of your biggest Qs about heart disease—and found As for them all. Keep reading

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Health Habits to Avoid if You Don’t Want a Heart Attack, Say Experts

A broken heart can, in fact, kill you. Heart disease—which can refer to several types of heart conditions, including coronary artery disease, and can lead to a heart attack—is the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet about 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with knowledge and heart-healthy action.

So what can you actually do? We’ll answer that question with 15 more. Eat This, Not That! Health rounded up a list of your biggest Qs about heart disease—and found As for them all. Keep reading

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