February 21, 2024: COVID and Your Heart
February is Heart Month.
In honour of February being Heart Month, cardiologist Dr. Leslie Kasza joined Protect our Province BC’s Dr. Susan Kuo for a discussion on Covid-19’s impact on heart health and how you can reduce your risk.
Don’t be fooled into thinking it won’t happen to you because you are _________, fill in the blank: young, healthy vaccinated, you only had a mild infection, etc.
COVID-19 can literally “break your heart.” SARS-CoV-2 can cause significant damage including heart attacks, strokes, heart rhythm disorders and blood clots in both large and small blood vessels. The Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation actually refers to COVID-19 as a vascular disease.
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