Heart Attack Risk Higher During the Holidays

Heart Attack Risk Higher During the Holidays

It is the gloomiest holiday statistic, but Christmas and New Year’s are on the top list of dangerous days for heart-attack deaths and cardiovascular problems. “Research shows that cardiovascular deaths increase about 18 percent during the winter season,” says Los Angeles cardiologist Cynthia Thaik, M.D. There are several factors during the holiday season that seem…