6 Tips for Traveling with Heart Disease

Traveling can come with many different challenges when it comes to eating healthy, getting enough rest, and physical exercise. But having heart disease should not limit your traveling abilities; in fact, it’s good for your health! According to two long-term studies, traveling may lower your risk of a heart attack. Dr. John Paul Vavalle at UNC Center for Heart & Vascular provides advice on travel precautions and how to maintain your heart-healthy lifestyle while vacationing.

About Dr. Vavalle

John VavalleJohn P. Vavalle, MD, MHS, FACC, is an assistant professor of Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine and a cardiologist at the UNC Heart and Vascular Center. He also serves as a medical director of the TAVR Program at UNC.

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