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40 Ways You're Ruining Your Heart, Say Doctors

What could be worse than a broken heart ? The fact that you may be doing the breaking. According to the CDC , heart disease is the number one killer of Americans every year—accounting for one in every four deaths—many of them preventable. You can make easy changes to your lifestyle to reduce your risk. Here are 40 things you've probably been doing that hurt your heart—and what you can do to make it better. Read on— and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You May Have Already Had COVID . 1 You Don't Know the Signs Most of us think stabbing chest pain is the telltale sign of a heart attack. In the movies, there's the classic scene where the man gasps, clutches his heart, and collapses. But heart attacks don't only strike men—heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S. And in women, the symptoms can be much less dramatic. According to experts at the National Heart Association , women having a heart attack

40 Ways You're Ruining Your Heart, Say Doctors

What could be worse than a broken heart ? The fact that you may be doing the breaking. According to the CDC , heart disease is the number one killer of Americans every year—accounting for one in every four deaths—many of them preventable. You can make easy changes to your lifestyle to reduce your risk. Here are 40 things you've probably been doing that hurt your heart—and what you can do to make it better. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these 19 Ways You're Ruining Your Body, Say Health Experts . 1 You Don't Know the Signs Most of us think stabbing chest pain is the telltale sign of a heart attack. In the movies, there's the classic scene where the man gasps, clutches his heart, and collapses. But heart attacks don't only strike men—heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S. And in women, the symptoms can be much less dramatic. According to experts at the National Heart Association , women having