It is true that prevention is better than cure.But how to prevent the disease when there are so many myths surrounding it. Heart disease is one such disease whose myths have to be broken to prevent it. One can manage this disease by making some simple lifestyle changes like eating a healthy diet and exercising.
Let us now talk about the circle of myths it has. The famous myth is that heart disease affects mainly men. The truth is women have 28% more chances of dying than men within a year of heart attack. next myth is that women die more of cancer than heart disease. It is untrue as in 2010, 1 in every 6 women died of coronary heart disease against 1 in 30 with breast cancer.
It is time we learn the truth and promote prevention.