Heart Myth or Fact #6: Don’t worry about your heart until you’re middle-aged

MYTH

Heart health is something you should be conscious of even if your early years as a teen or sooner. So if you have children, make sure you’re making heart healthy decisions for them.

Developing coronary artery disease is possible as a teenager and their have been cases of people in their 20s and 30s suffering from heart attacks.

Parents need to set a good example for their kids and get them in a habit of eating healthy and partaking in heart healthy activities. Children will carry these habits with them as they grow older.

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Information for this post was found via Discovery Fit & Health.

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Sherman Health has provided medical care to Northern IL since 1888, and is currently home to a network of over 600 physicians. The Sherman blogs are edited by me, Luke. Questions? Comments? Links? Email address is luke at shermanhealth dot com.
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