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What are common factors that cause coronary heart disease?

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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Several

Besides inheriting bad genes, the following 'self inflicted' factors can lead to coronary heart disease: obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and high cholesterol.

In brief: Several

Besides inheriting bad genes, the following 'self inflicted' factors can lead to coronary heart disease: obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and high cholesterol.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 5 factors

The 5 major risk factors for coronary artery disease are cigarettes, family history, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus.
The greater number of risk factors, the greater the risk of coronary disease. The absence of risk factors, however, does not completely protect you from coronary artery disease.

In brief: 5 factors

The 5 major risk factors for coronary artery disease are cigarettes, family history, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, and diabetes mellitus.
The greater number of risk factors, the greater the risk of coronary disease. The absence of risk factors, however, does not completely protect you from coronary artery disease.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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