Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and romantics throughout the nation will soon have hearts and flowers on their minds. Perhaps it’s only appropriate that February is also American Heart Month.
According to the American Heart Association, about 715,000 Americans have heart attacks each year and another 600,000 die of heart disease. That’s one out of every four deaths, making heart disease the No. 1 cause of death for both men and women. Treatment is also expensive, totaling $312.6 billion per year in health care services, medications and lost productivity.
For more tips and tricks for improving heart health and reducing heart-endangering stress, check out “If you’re giving your heart away, make sure it’s healthy.” … Read more >