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Dr. Rick Koch
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Heart Disease Prevention (Overview)

Prevention of heart diseases includes a variety of wellness initiatives, including achieving a healthy weight through diet and exercise and some medications.


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Heart disease prevention apps available yet?

Heart disease prevention apps available yet?

Absolutely: My centre for prevention does it all. Log on to www.Drernie.Co.Cc. ...Read more

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Dr. Rick Koch
139 doctors shared insights

Heart Disease Prevention (Overview)

Prevention of heart diseases includes a variety of wellness initiatives, including achieving a healthy weight through diet and exercise and some medications.


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What are some heart disease prevention tips for teenagers?

What are some heart disease prevention tips for teenagers?

Stay Active: Stay active. Decrease the amount of simple sugars in your diet such as candy, ice cream, regular soda pop. Get regular annual exams to monitor your blood pressure and cholesterol levels in case you have a genetic predisposition. Find an enjoyable, active hobby or exercise activity and stick with it. ...Read more

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Living with Coronary Artery Disease (Tip)

Living with Coronary Artery Disease

Heart-healthy diet, exercise at least 30 min 5x/wk, manage stress, continue all meds as prescribed. ...See more

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Managing Peripheral Vascular Disease (Checklist)

Try to continue walking
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Make sure risk factors are addressed (blood pressure, cholesterol)
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Inspect your feet daily -- call your MD with any wounds
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Heart disease prevention in kids. What are good ideas?

Heart disease prevention in kids.  What are good ideas?

Common Sense: Get them started on good habits: regular exercise, a healthy diet low in simple sugars and high in vegetables, maintain a healthy weight, and be positive and social. The influence of the parents or caregivers is very high. ...Read more

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What are some heart disease prevention tips for fat teens?

What are some heart disease prevention tips for fat teens?

Lose weight: Lose weight, avoid trans fats, exercise and eat fruits and vegetables .. This advice of course is not just for teens but suits everyione. ...Read more

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Living with Coronary Artery Disease (Tip)

Living with Coronary Artery Disease

A Cardiac Haiku Coronary plaque Can be tamed with good diet, Meds, and exercise. ...See more

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Living with Lyme Disease (Checklist)

Consult an infectious disease doctor.
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Treat symptoms
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See a specialist to treat the area where the symptoms are worst
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What are some heart disease prevention tips for teens and young adults?

What are some heart disease prevention tips for teens and young adults?

Stay Active: Stay active. Decrease the amount of simple sugars in your diet such as candy, ice cream, regular soda pop. Get regular annual exams to monitor your blood pressure and cholesterol levels in case you have a genetic predisposition. Find an enjoyable, active hobby or exercise activity and stick with it. ...Read more

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How much vit D3 do you rec per day for heart disease prevention? 5000 units seems safe and standard?

How much vit D3 do you rec per day for heart disease prevention? 5000 units seems safe and standard?

Data is unclear: Although this is likely not the answer you wanted, in spite of there being a correlation of low vit d levels with many abnormalities including heart disease, there is no evidence that supplementation lowers that risk. There are ongoing large studies to clarify the answer, . ...Read more

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