7 Common Heart Disease Myths You Should STOP Believing
Myth #3: Heart failure = your heart stops beating
This is probably the most common myth regarding heart disease: that heart failure equals death.
Unfortunately, millions of people must learn to live with heart failure for the rest of their lives. Why?
Because heart failure simply means that your heart isn’t pumping blood as it normally would. This can happen due to a cardiac arrest, a heart attack or another condition that damages the heart muscle.
A heart failure can happen in a matter of seconds (due to a heart attack, for instance) or it can be the result of years of living with a certain illness.
The simplest ways of preventing heart failure is to live a balanced lifestyle that includes a healthy diet and moderate physical activity.
It’s equally important to know which things can harm you; here are the top 7 strangest things that can affect your heart health.