Every 39 seconds, an adult dies of a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular diseases. Heart disease doesn’t just happen to older adults. It’s happening more frequently to younger adults, and conditions that lead to heart disease are commonly occurring at younger ages.
February is Heart Month, the perfect time to learn about risks for heart disease and steps one can take now to help the heart in the future. The My Heart program at the OKC-County Health Department helps individuals between the ages of 25 and 60 improve their heart health.
Read more info here: occhd.org/myheart.