Just as nursing a broken heart can have real negative consequences on the health of your heart, doctors are now urging caution as anxiety over COVID-19 is on the rise, especially for those of us in the Baby Boom.
Worry about the virus leads to stress on your heart and that’s not good for your health, even if you never come in contact with the virus. Stress causes your heart muscles to weaken, leading to an increased risk of heart attack and heart failure.
What can you do to minimize your risk? Experts say meditation, exercise and staying inContact with friends and family members – even if it’s only by phone or text. Let’s all stay healthy as we head into 2021!