Medical professionals are pointing to possible long-term heart problems in some COVID-19 patients. The American Heart Association says it’s too soon to tell for sure, but widespread COVID-19 infections might cause a surge in cardiovascular disease and death in the coming months and years. In addition, people with heart problems are more at risk from the COVID-19. The good news is healthy life choices is good at lowering people’s risks. For Heath Health Month we’ll get reminders of the benefits that exercise, stress reduction and a healthy diet have on your heart.
Dr. Khadijah Breathett – assistant professor in the University of Arizona college of medicine in the division of cardiology, a member of the UA Sarver Heart Center and an advanced heart disease specialist at Banner University Medical Center Tucson
Kim Heintzman – registered dietician, nutritionist and diabetes educator
Break 1 music: Weyaho (song) Asani (artist) Rattle And Drum (album)
Break 2 music: I Rise (feat. Murray Porter & Sandy Scofield) Russell Wallace (artist) Unceded Tongues (album)