17 worst habits for your heart

Published On: Feb 26 2013 01:32:02 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 05 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

February is American Heart Month. 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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