What’s the leading cause of death for men in the United States? According to the Center for Disease Control, it’s heart disease. Roughly 1 in 4 men died of heart disease in 2017. (1) That’s nothing to take lightly. Men and heart disease are mostly linked by a set of lifestyle factors, like: Diet Exercise Alcohol When it comes down to it, the ball is in your court to protect the heart. Here’s a closer look and the connection between men and heart disease: What Is Heart Disease? Heart disease is a broad term that includes: Coronary artery disease Heart failure Angina Arrhythmias Heart-related infections Birth defects Other irregularities What’s shocking is that it’s possible to develop a serious disorder without showing any signs. However, most of the time, there are some symptoms. Ultimately, it’s important to know …
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