Every year over 800,000 people in the United States have a heart attack and over 90% of them survive, at least initially. The causes are very well known but are worth repeating. They include eating an unhealthy diet, being overweight or obese, excessive alcohol use, having diabetes, and many more.
In most health statistical analyses, heart disease is considered to be the number one cause of death in the US and around the world. The American diet is so bad that even young adults in their twenties already have plaque forming in their arteries.
And on top of all that, we are starting to see the long-term effects of COVID-19 on the heart as well.
We dive into all things heart health this episode, telling you how you can start repairing damaged heart tissue, the nutrients you need to start that process, cellular deterioration, and the tests that can provide an accurate picture of your cardiovascular system's health.