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How can i reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 21 years experience
Avoid risk factors: Treat risk factors like high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol , stop smoking , lose weight with obesity, avoid severe stress and avoid some drug abuse like Cocaine and amphetamine.

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