Pets & Music: Heart Health Boosters

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Pets and music may not sound like they go together. Surprisingly, they both hold enormous benefits for your heart.
Air Date: 10/29/13
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: John P. Higgins MD, MBA
2 Dr John Higginsohn P. Higgins MD, MBA (Hons), MPHIL, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FACSM, FASNC, FSGC, is a sports cardiologist for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and the Harris Health System. His research interests include the effects of energy beverages on the body, screening for underlying cardiovascular abnormalities in 12-year-olds (6th graders), and steroid effects on the cardiovascular system.
Pets & Music: Heart Health Boosters
If you have pets, you know that your furry friends can help reduce stress, make you smile and get you moving.

But did you know they can also be good for your heart?

What about music? You know that it can make you smile, cry and dance around.

It, too, can be an incredible heart health booster.

Melanie Cole, MS, and sports cardiologist John Higgins, MD, share the benefits of pets and music -- not just on your heart health, but your overall wellness too.
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