February marks American Heart Month, a great time to reflect on your heart health and make small changes that can lower your risk of heart disease over your lifetime.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Talk about a wakeup call. The good news is that you have opportunities to prevent heart disease and lessen your risk of a stroke or heart attack later in life.
Dr. Ammar Habib of the Shawnee Mission Heart and Vascular center recommends five steps you can take to protect your heart. Find his tips and more at MyHealthKC.com.
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