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Heart Healthy Seniors

Nov 8th, 2017 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Love Your Heart, Stay Healthy

As we age, we seniors need to take better care of ourselves. This infographic from Study Medicine Europe takes you through how you can care for your heart to ensure you stay happy and healthy for as long as possible.

Unfortunately, heart disease accounts for 1 in 3 deaths and claims 17.7 million lives every year.

When functioning at its optimal level the heart shuttles 2,000 gallons of oxygen-rich blood through 60,000 miles of blood vessels. Another important factor to understand is the differences between a heart attack and cardiac arrest.