20 Surprising Ways You May Be Harming Your Heart

There's more to preventing heart disease than eating right and getting enough exercise (22 Photos)

Laura Flynn McCarthy on Oct 25, 2011 at 12:54PM

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20 Surprising Ways You May Be Harming Your Heart

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Heartfelt Mistakes

When it comes to your heart, maybe you think you’re doing everything right. You’re not overweight, you try to exercise regularly and the last time you checked, your blood pressure and cholesterol numbers were within your target range. You’re off to a great start, but on a daily basis you may be doing small things that over time can add up to big problems for your heart. Here are 20 common mistakes that people make, the effects they can have on your health and how you can turn these habits into good ones. 

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