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40 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease After 40

Best Life Logo By Adam Bible of Best Life | Slide 1 of 41: The minute to cross the threshold into your 40s, your risk for developing heart disease becomes entirely too real. In fact, men aged 40 to 59 represent 6 percent of the people who have heart disease, while women of the same age represent 5.6 percent—a big jump from the less-than-1 percent for both genders in their 20s and 30s.Heart disease remains the number one killer of adults in the United States, with over 350,000 people succumbing to heart disease each year and annually estimated to cost the country more than $200 billion. Even though heart disease kills one in seven Americans each year, education efforts and healthier lifestyles have begun to turn back the deadly disease bit by bit—from 2005 to 2015 the number of people who have died from heart disease dropped by almost 18%.If you care about your health—and the emotional and financial well-being of your family—you’ll do everything you can to build and maintain a strong and vigorous heart. That’s why we’ve compiled the definitive list of the strategies you should employ to keep your ticker in tip-top shape. Looking for more helpful hints when it comes to heart health, check out The 10 Best Foods for Your Heart.

40 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease After 40

The minute to cross the threshold into your 40s, your risk for developing heart disease becomes entirely too real. In fact, men aged 40 to 59 represent 6 percent of the people who have heart disease, while women of the same age represent 5.6 percent—a big jump from the less-than-1 percent for both genders in their 20s and 30s.Heart disease remains the number one killer of adults in the United States, with over 350,000 people succumbing to heart disease each year and annually estimated to cost the country more than $200 billion. Even though heart disease kills one in seven Americans each year, education efforts and healthier lifestyles have begun to turn back the deadly disease bit by bit—from 2005 to 2015 the number of people who have died from heart disease dropped by almost 18%.If you care about your health—and the emotional and financial well-being of your family—you’ll do everything you can to build and maintain a strong and vigorous heart. That’s why we’ve compiled the definitive list of the strategies you should employ to keep your ticker in tip-top shape. Looking for more helpful hints when it comes to heart health, check out The 10 Best Foods for Your Heart.
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