Myth- busting the heart

Myth: I’d know if I had high blood pressure.

Fact: It’s called a silent killer because high blood pressure often has no noticeable signs and symptoms like headaches are often overlooked.

Myth: Sneezing stops your heart.

Fact: Sneezing won’t stop your heart’s electrical activity, but sneezing-related pressure changes in your chest can momentarily and harmlessly affect blood flow.

Myth: Laughter is good for your heart.

Fact: Giggles and chuckles help balance stress hormones, reduce artery inflammation and increase good cholesterol