COVID-19 has weighed heavy on our hearts for months. But did you know the virus may actually harm your heart?
A new Cleveland Clinic survey shows some Americans don’t realize the impact COVID-19 can have on heart health.
According to the survey, a quarter of Americans mistakenly believed the virus only affects the lungs, not the heart. Dr. Samir Kapadia says even people who have healthy hearts can experience problems due to a COVID-19 infection. Those with heart disease are at particularly high risk for severe COVID infection and complications, but the survey shows more than 60 percent are unaware.