December 21, 2018
By Lindsay Meyers, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor and Cardiovascular Service Lead
The holidays are a time for coming together with family and friends. It’s a time for enjoying a meal with the people you love and sharing stories from the year. You might talk about politics or relationships or school. Will you talk about health?
Whether health and heart disease are on the docket or not, most people can think of at least one person in their family who has had some sort of heart disease. They wonder if this increases their personal risk of heart disease. The short answer? Yes and no.