Sobering Data on Heart Disease That We Learned From COVID Numbers

Man has a covid-19 test performed due to his increased risk of severe illness due to heart disease

Sobering numbers on COVID-19 deaths have just been released. In 2021, COVID became the third leading cause of death among Americans. While that’s not all too surprising with unimaginable numbers being released daily, you may be interested to learn what number one is and has been for a long while. Yes, heart disease.

Of course, COVID has been top of mind for over two years now. From lockdowns to constant news coverage, no one on the planet is anything less than an expert on the disease. Yet, last year, almost double the number of people who died from COVID succumbed to heart disease. Sadly, these statistics are a little more than a footnote in how much coverage they received.

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