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What are some heart disease prevention tips for teenagers?
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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Learn habits
Learn to eat healthy as a teenager. Coronary artery disease, the most common killer of adults in the United States, begins as a teenager. You don't want to wait until you're 50 years old having her first heart attack to begin eating healthy.

In brief: Learn habits
Learn to eat healthy as a teenager. Coronary artery disease, the most common killer of adults in the United States, begins as a teenager. You don't want to wait until you're 50 years old having her first heart attack to begin eating healthy.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Several
1. Don't overeat and become obese 2.
Don't starve yourself 3. Eat a balanced diet full of the right percentage of carbohydrates, protein and fats along with foods rich in antioxidants 4. Don't do drugs! 5. Dont smoke or use any tobacco products.

In brief: Several
1. Don't overeat and become obese 2.
Don't starve yourself 3. Eat a balanced diet full of the right percentage of carbohydrates, protein and fats along with foods rich in antioxidants 4. Don't do drugs! 5. Dont smoke or use any tobacco products.
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Dr. Michael Zevitz
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