Feb 01

The importance of maintaining a healthy heart as you age

By MD for Seniors

Research shows that 33 percent of people who have heart attacks end up showing signs of depression.

Did you know that February is National Heart Month?

It’s the perfect opportunity to be more proactive about taking care of your heart. After all, it works hard – without breaks – to keep you alive, so you should do your part and return the favor.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., killing nearly 610,000 people every year. High blood pressure, cholesterol levels and smoking are the top risk factors, but there are other medical conditions and harmful habits that can increase your chance of developing …read more

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