Sunday, August 21, 2011

Top 10 myths about cardiovascular disease (AHA)

Top 10 myths about cardiovascular disease How much do you really know about your heart's health? It's easy to be fooled by misconceptions. After all, heart disease only happens to your elderly neighbor or to your fried food-loving uncle, right? Or do you know the real truth - that heart disease can affect people of any age, even those who eat right? Relying on false assumptions can be dangerous to your heart. Cardiovascular disease kills more Americans each year than any other disease. But you can boost your heart smarts by separating fact from fiction. The American Heart Association sets the record straight on some common myths

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