How Cold Weather Can Spell Trouble for Your Heart and Lungs

We know to guard our skin against frostbite by covering up when we go outside in sub-freezing temperatures. But extreme cold also can impact vital organs, such as the heart and lungs. For example, cold can make your heart beat faster, which makes your blood pressure go up, says interventional cardiologist Leslie Cho, MD. “It’s really how the body reacts to the cold,” Dr. Cho … Read More

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