Steed From North Carolina Writes:
I am 38 years young and I have a strong family history of heart disease. My doctor says I should eat healthy and exercise. I understand that, but what else can I do to make sure I stay ahead of any potential heart issues?
It’s great to hear that you want to stay ahead of the game with your health. Heart disease is now the No. 1 leading cause of death in the United States. The CDC says that heart disease claims about 600,000 lives each year with more women than men dying of heart disease. Regardless of your age, certain genetic factors may come into play around 15-20%, however how efficiently the heart can deliver oxygen is the key to maintaining great energy, youth, and vitality. Here re some basic steps to help you stay ahead of the game and on top of optimal heart health.