February denotes a month of romance, chocolate, and, of course, all things heart shaped. However, let's not forget the most important heart shape, the muscular organ inside us all.
In a recent article on Healthline, 3.7 million people go to the hospital for heart disease every year, and 12.4 million people visit their physician for heart disease. All while researchers at the American Heart Association spend $135 million on cardiovascular disease and stroke research per year. So why are there so many people worried about their heart? Because heart disease is the number one cause of death worldwide. Experts estimate around 715 thousand Americans experience a heart attack every year. So, knowing the facts, are you ready to take a step back and add some of the best practices to keeping your heart happy living a longer, healthier life?