Although June may be Men’s Health Month, there are some critical components of men’s health which should be top of mind all year long, particularly heart health. Year after year, heart disease is the leading cause of death among American men, accounting for 1 out of every 4 deaths. Furthermore, men account for up to 89 percent of sudden cardiac deaths, with as many as half never having experienced symptoms. Undoubtedly, cardiovascular disease is a silent killer, often appearing with no previous indicators. This is precisely why it is so important for men to understand their heart health risk factors and to manage them appropriately. Here are five of the most beneficial changes any man can make to protect his heart:
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