What is Holiday Heart Syndrome?

[WCCO-TV, December 19, 2019] With cookies, parties, heavy foods and alcohol, this time of year can have a big impact on our bodies. Throw in stress and little sleep and it can become more than some hearts can handle.

So, what is Holiday Heart? And, what signs should we watch out for during the holiday season? Good Question.

“Also, during the holiday, we tend to put off getting help,” says Dr. Mosi Bennett, a cardiologist at Allina Health’s Minneapolis Heart Institute. “So we might ignore signs or symptoms.”