A 34-year-old member asked:
Is coronary heart disease inherited?
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Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz answered
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sometimes: Some people inherit what are called 'dyslipidemias'- which is a fancy way of saying messed up lipids - that cause coronary disease - but what most people actually inherit are bad habits - bad eating habits, smoking, obesity, lifestyle etc.
Answered on Apr 9, 2014
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