Jersey City, New Jersey. Garden Heights Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center serving New Jersey and NYC commuters, has pulished a new article highlighting the risk of illicit drug use and the impact on the cardiovascular system. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the US. Every year, one in four deaths is caused by heart disease. In line with the upcoming American Heart Month this February, Garden Heights Recovery. reminded the public that heart disease can be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions.
Garden Heights Recovery highlighted the increased risk of cardiovascular disease among people who abuse illicit substances.
Researchers have found that most drugs can have adverse cardiovascular effects. These effects can range from something mild like an abnormal heart rate to something serious like a heart attack.
Further, a lot of recreational users take illicit drugs