Dr. Haythe explains that your heart is a muscle and, therefore, like your other muscles, it needs to stay in shape. "It’s also intimately connected with your neurological system," she says. "So your mood and stress levels have a huge impact on how your heart feels."
Heart health tips:
- Set exercise goals
- Stick to a Mediterranean-style diet
- Prioritize healthy sleep habits
- Try meditation
- Take care of your teeth