What can I do to prevent heart disease if I am 30?

Walking/eating right. I recommend preventing major health problems by engaging in two activities over which most of us have control nearly every day.

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Best way to prevent heart disease?

Healthy lifetyles. You have over 50% of control...You cannot control family history/genetic, your gender (some argues this), and time, but pretty much all else u can..Eat healthy, exercise regularly, attain/keep ideal body wt, don't smoke, don't drink in excess, and treat medical illnesses (if u have cholesterol, diabetes, bp, rheumatoid arthritis etc) the best you can. Thus you can reduce the chances.. Best of luck. Read more...
Lifestyle. Some factors cannot be changes like family history, and presence of other disease that impact cv disease. But the best approach is to start early in life attending to healthy lifestyle and behavioral choices. Healthy diet, watching weight, no smoking/tobacco, regular exercise including cardiovascular work, stress reduction, regular good sleep, positive life outlook all help. Read more...

What steps can you take to prevent heart disease?

Prevent Heart Diseas. Maintain a healthy life style, eat healthy foods with balanced meals, avoid high sugar foods and high fructose corn syrup, do not smoke or use recreational drugs, use alcohol in moderation, maintain a healthy weight and have regular check ups with your physician. Read more...
Diet, exercise, . Maintain lean body mass, control blood pressure & blood sugar & don't smoke...Plus get screening with your primary as appropriate. Read more...

How does laughter help to prevent heart disease?

Hmm. laughter is good for you in general. No, there are no studies that show that it lowers your risk of heart disease but who cares - it's good to laugh. Heck, maybe it helps lower your BP or something. Enjoy life. . Read more...

What foods should I eat to prevent heart disease and stroke?

Walking/eating right. I recommend preventing major health problems by engaging in two activities over which most of us have control nearly every day. Read more...

When to start taking aspirin in small doses to prevent heart disease?

It depends. According to the us preventive services task force, women age 55-79 at high risk for a stroke and low risk for a bleeding problem, and men age 45-79 at high risk for a heart attack but low risk for a bleeding problem, have been shown to possibly benefit from taking a daily aspirin. A good source for proven preventive tips is the iphone app called my health checklist 2012. Read more...

I have valvular heart disease what can I do to prevent it of getting worse?

See your doctor. There are four separate valves in the heart and they may each be diseased in a variety of ways. The treatment varies according to the specific defect. The best hing to do is discuss your specific condition with you cardiologist and get specific treatment. Read more...

How can I prevent heart disease?

Many things to do. Heart disease prevention can be accomplished by regular cardiovascular exercise, cholesterol control, blood pressure management, low saturated fat diet and meditation/positive mental attitude. Read more...
Habits. Get 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. Control your blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Get regular screening evaluations by your physician, especially if you have a genetic predisposition and as you get older. Read more...
Add no smoking! In addition to life style changes, keep bp, lipid levels to ideal levels.Good control of blood sugar if diabetic. If smoking stop it or no second hand smoke! Read more...

How can exercise prevent heart disease?

Lifestyle changes. All changes in lifestyle prevent heart disease. But exercise improve all aspect of the metabolic syndrome. Define differently by organizations. But basically, obesity- large belly, diabetics, lipids problem and htn. Aerobic exercise program will improve all the above. A physician should follow you. Read more...