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Doctor insights on: Are There Vitamins That May Prevent Or Delay Coronary Heart Disease

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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Heart Diseases (Definition)

Heart disease is a condition in which a person has problems within his or her vascular system and heart, which includes both congenital birth defects and problems acquired later. Examples of heart disease include clogging (atherosclerosis) of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks (obstructions of the arteries), damaged heart valves, heart muscle failure, and viral infections of the heart. Some major causes of heart disease include genetics, smoking, hypertension, high ...Read more


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Are they any herbs, foods , vitamins that help fight or or help prevent coronary heart disease at all?

Are they any herbs, foods , vitamins that help fight or or help prevent coronary heart disease at all?

Co Q10: the best supplement which is free with no side effect is exercise. Co Q10 is the best supplement to support cardiovascular system and your heart. all green vegetables and fruits ( not the juice) with fiber are very good for your health and esp heart. Omega 3 is also helpful. ...Read more

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How can you prevent coronary heart disease?

How can you prevent coronary heart disease?

Know your numbers!: You might not be able to completely prevent heart disease but you can certainly remediate your risk by awareness and good habits. Stop smoking, lose weight, control cholesterol and blood pressure and blood sugar, exercise every day. The first step is to know where you are right now which means testing with your doctor and partnering with your doctor to achieve your goals and improve your outcome. ...Read more

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How does someone prevent coronary heart disease?

Take charge: Control your risk factors: blood pressure goal <130/80mmhg ldl goal< 100mg/dl daily aerobic exercise > 45 minutes do not smoke stay close to normal BMI of < 25kg/m2 if you are diabetic, keep good control with A1c goal < 7%. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent coronary heart disease?

See below: Adhere to a healthy low fat diet, avoid smoking, get plenty of exercise, treat high blood pressure , high cholesterol and diabetes if appropriate. Know your risk factors and family history. ...Read more

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Please explain why does grapefruit segments prevent coronary heart disease?

Grapefruit: Don't know where you got that one. Grapefruit could be a part of a healthful diet but i'm not aware of any study which shows that any specific food prevents cad. ...Read more

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What is the primary prevention of coronary heart disease?

What is the primary prevention of coronary heart disease?

Lifestyle: There are risk factors you can't control, like family history and diseases you've had that put you at risk. Most of the risk factors are within your control, such as diet and exercise to keep you LDL low and your HDL high. Discuss preventive measures with your doctor as everyone can benefit from this, get regular checkups and blood tests to help plan prevention. Do not smoke or take drugs. ...Read more

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Dr. Rick Koch
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Coronary Artery Disease (Definition)

Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death and disability in adults in the U.S. It develops when lipid (fatty) plaques builds up in the arteries. Eventually, the plaque can occlude the artery, thereby stopping blood flow to the organ supplied by that artery. If the artery supplies the heart, blockage causes a heart attack. If the blockage is in a brain vessel, the ...Read more


Dr. Adam Lewis
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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more