The leading cause of death in the United States is heart disease. This is especially tragic because, in most cases, the illness is entirely preventable. One of the best defenses against suffering from heart problems is to become informed and make simple life changes before they develop. For instance, cutting out excessive alcohol use and smoking habits goes a very long way toward keeping your heart healthy. Additionally, you should be familiar with the different types of diseases that are common and the signs of each of them.

The following infographic from Physician One Urgent Care is full of very valuable information about heart conditions that could potentially save your life someday. You are responsible for your own health and there are no excuses for ignoring problems that are completely preventable.

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Heart of our Nation: The State of American Heart Health

David Wallace

David Wallace

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