17 worst habits for your heart

Published On: Feb 26 2013 01:32:02 PM CST   Updated On: Sep 29 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

With Thursday marking World Heart Day, click on to find out which of these 17 bad heart habits you may be breaking.

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13. Stopping or Skipping Medication -- "High blood pressure is called the silent killer because you don't feel it," Dr. Robert Ostfeld, associate professor of clinical medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, told Health. "Saying you feel fine is not a justification for stopping these pills." If you don't think they're working, try something else.

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