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A 34-year-old member asked:

what determines whether someone will develop heart disease?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Heart disease: In general there are hereditary factors and issues of healthy life style, along with diseases treated and untreated that determine whether or not a person will develop heart disease.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
Cardiology 22 years experience
Genetics: Risk factors & luck.

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What are the four major factors that have been shown to increase the risk of coronory heart disease.?

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How can you tell if you have a heart disease?

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Heart disease: If you have chest pain or shortness of breath these might suggest the possibility of heart disease.
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Please describe the three main causes of heart disease?

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Please suggest what foods can help reverse heart disease?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
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One that lower: Your cholesterol like a plant based diet.
A 35-year-old member asked:

What's the primary chemical in cigarettes that causes heart disease?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Cigarettes: There are a myriad of toxic chemical compounds in cigarette smoke, nicotine is the best known but it isn't the only one.

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