We don’t want to dampen your holiday spirit, but we at RehabCare do want you to be safe this holiday season. The holidays are notorious for coronary trouble, and it is critical to be vigilant about heart health and self-care in December. According to the American Red Cross, the likeliest time of the year for heart attacks to occur is the holidays. A 2004 study in the journal Circulationevenfound that there are more heart attacks on December 25 than any other day of the year.
Why can the season of merrymaking be dangerous? Experts offer several reasons for the increased risk as well as strategies to minimize the hazards:
RehabCare wishes everyone a safe and happy holiday season!
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