February is American Heart Month, so it’s a good time to take stock of your heart health.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with heart disease in the past few years. And now that we’re in the midst of a pandemic, COVID-19 poses an even greater risk to the heart, given it can damage the respiratory system, which makes it even harder for the heart to work.
Following are four tips for maintaining a healthy heart during the month of February, the pandemic and beyond.
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