17 worst habits for your heart

POSTED: 11:32 AM PST Feb 26, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Sep 28, 2015 

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

Heart Habits - Skipping Meds
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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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