There has been a remarkable increase in reported heart palpitations, stress and anxiety since this recession began, according to the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles. Obviously there is a connection between patients heart health and the economic stress they’re under. The good new? A lot of heart disease is 100% preventable if a healthy lifestyle is followed. Below is an except from HealthDay on some helpful steps to take to make sure your heart stays strong as we wait for the economy to strengthen.
UCLA cardiologists offer these tips for adults and children in these tough economic times: (more…)