If you are suffering with angina – or chest pain – this can help ease the symptoms in the cold weather.
Angina is caused by reduced blood flow to the heart muscles and is a warning sign that you could be at risk of a heart attack or stroke.
To prevent your risk of heart attack it is also important to wrap up in warm layers of clothing, including a scarf, to maintain your core temperature.
Other ways to protect your heart in the cold
The BHF says: “Keep your home warm and stay indoors as much as you can when it’s very cold. Layer up with socks, jumpers and blankets.
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