These 8 Habits Raise Your Risk of Having a Heart Attack!

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How healthy do you think you are? Every choice you make has a huge impact on your health. From unwrapping a pack of cigarettes to eating a second slice of pizza, every single decision we make affects our future. Certain bad habits target our hearts more than others. And since heart disease is actually the leading cause of death in our country, how good are you at taking care of your ol’ ticker?

What’s even scarier is that an American has a heart attack every 40 seconds. If you do the math, it means approximately 805,000 Americans have a heart attack every single year. Thankfully, cutting out several bad habits from your life can minimize your risk of having a heart attack.

Added to that, introducing healthy habits into your lifestyle could also help. But what habits put you at risk of a heart attack? Smoking and drinking are pretty obvious, but some aren’t. So, let’s find out together what aspects of your life should be spruced up.

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