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A 43-year-old member asked:

Must i exercise daily to prevent a heart disease?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 29 years experience
See Dr./not have to.: Exercise can reduce the risk of heart disease but you do not have to do it every day. Your heart works better, and your blood vessels and lungs are more used to exerting extra effort. Just walking can help greatly. It also improves blood pressure, another serious issue that can result in heart disease, as well as stroke.. See your doctor to be sure of how much you can/should do.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

What can I do to prevent heart disease if I am 30?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pam Yoder
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Walking/eating right: I recommend preventing major health problems by engaging in two activities over which most of us have control nearly every day.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill commented
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Eating healthy - avoiding smoking, excessive alcohol.
Jun 23, 2012
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder commented
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Provided original answer
Thanks for adding those important points, Dr. Hill. Avoiding all toxins is important.
Jun 23, 2012

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