Think you know about heart health?
“There are many misconceptions when it comes to heart health,” says Dr. Sonia Tolani, co-director of the Women’s Heart Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
“The main myth about heart disease is that it’s a disease of older men; it’s actually the number-one killer of men and women,” says Dr. Tolani.
That’s why it’s so important to learn the truth about how to have a healthy heart. Here, Dr. Tolani separates fact from fiction: