Ten Things Every LGBT Older Adult Should Know About Heart Disease

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This article provides tips for maintaining heart health, with a particular focus on LGBT older adults.

“As the body ages, the heart’s functioning begins to decline, pumping blood at slower rates and taking in less oxygen during strenuous activities—this decline puts older adults at a greater risk for heart attacks, heart disease, hypertension and stroke.”