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Ignoring your heart health isn’t just reckless — it may even kill you.
In the US, there's a 1 in 4 chance that your death will be caused by heart disease.
Regardless of your age, gender, or wellness, taking stock of your #CardiovascularHealth today may save your life tomorrow.
Most of us are familiar with the late-stage signs of #HeartDisease: pain, shortness of breath, or an irregular heartbeat.

But the earliest signs of an unhealthy heart can be very subtle.

They’re often ignored or chalked up to other causes, especially in young people.
Subtle signs of an unhealthy heart include:

🧠 Mental health concerns
🛏️ Disrupted sleep
⚕️ Metabolic syndrome

Thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to mitigate your risks and improve your #HeartHealth — starting with small, intentional changes.
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America’s relationship with work is unhealthy and unsustainable.
We work long hours and report some of the highest levels of job stress in the world.
We spend more on #healthcare than any other nation, but our employees are sicker than those in other high-income nations.
Work is taking a toll on our #MetabolicHealth.

And not only is this bad for our longevity — it's bad for business too.

Poor health is associated with more than $575 billion in lost potential, and 1.5 billion days of missed productivity for US businesses.
Science shows a clear link between job stress and #MetabolicSyndrome, which may include:

1️⃣ Increased weight gain
2️⃣ High blood sugar
3️⃣ Hypertension
4️⃣ Heightened cholesterol
5️⃣ Abnormal triglycerides
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Everyone has an opinion about how to live a longer and healthier life.

Some swear by specific diets, others point to genetics or sheer luck.

From a scientific perspective, there's one important factor for longevity: #CardiovascularTraining.
If you want to live a long and healthy life, there's no substitute for regular cardiovascular training.

Even just a few minutes of #cardio exercise per day could help you live almost 7 years longer than non-active people.
Best of all, there are a lot of options.Aim for at least 5 days a week and 30 minutes per day:

⛹️Team sports
🏃 Jogging or running
🏋️ Resistance training
🚴 Interval training
🏊 Swimming
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