According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 11.7% of American adults have heart disease—and those are just the ones who’ve been diagnosed. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. 610,000 Americans die of heart disease every year—that equates to 1 in 4 deaths annually.
While the numbers look staggering, there are a few simple ways we can work to combat the disease and keep heart disease at bay.
Even if someone takes all the precautions, they may still suffer from heart disease without realizing it. That’s why it’s vital to listen to your body. Symptoms of coronary artery disease include:
Symptoms of heart disease can take many different forms. If you’re experiencing one or more of these problems and aren’t sure what’s going on, it’s better to be on the safe side and visit your doctor.
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