The Perfect Storm: 4 Reasons Winter Can Be Bad For Your Heart
The winter season, with its cold inclement weather, can put a strain on your heart, especially if you’re one of the over 15 million Americans with coronary artery disease. Understanding why cold weather is so hard on your heart can help you avoid the dangers and stay healthy.
1. Plummeting Temperatures
2. Cold Weather and Physical Activity
3. Shorter Days, More Darkness
4. Holidays and Your Heart
NYMC Faculty: William H. Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and professor of pharmacology