In Your 20s: Should You Worry About Your Heart?
Summary: If you're in your 20s, you may think heart disease won't hit you. But the choices you make now can affect your risk later on.If you're in your 20s, you might think heart disease won't affect you. Even if you have a family history of heart disease, it's just not something you think about at this stage in your life. But the choices you make now can affect your risk of heart disease down the road. How does your heart health change as you age? Can you alter your risk of heart disease even in your 20's, 30's and beyond? In this segment of Train Your Body, Sports Cardiologist, Dr. John Higgins, MD, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share how your heart changes as you age and what you can do to keep the young heart you have in your 20s into your 50s.