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What is the number one method for coronary heart disease prevention?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Walking/eating right

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

In brief: Walking/eating right

I recommend preventing major health problems by engaging in two activities over which most of us have control nearly every day.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. H E Henry
"Eat nothing that has a face or has had a mother". Eliminate most oils including fish oil-all cause endothelial dysfunction in blood vessels; walk 10,000 steps/day (5miles).
Dr. Thomas Heston
Avoid simple sugars in your diet, which will help prevent diabetes, a major risk factor for heart disease.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine

In brief: Activity

Staying active through either a regular exercise program or regular participation in an active hobby has consistently been shown to reduce risk.
Diets come and go, and even weight isn't 100% predictive (the "obesity paradox"). Control blood pressure, have a healthy cholesterol, don't smoke, and don't over-eat.

In brief: Activity

Staying active through either a regular exercise program or regular participation in an active hobby has consistently been shown to reduce risk.
Diets come and go, and even weight isn't 100% predictive (the "obesity paradox"). Control blood pressure, have a healthy cholesterol, don't smoke, and don't over-eat.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Knowledge

Undestand your risk factors & modify them..
.When you are men over 40 or women over get a coronary calcium screening....It is believed that 80% of adverse cardiovascular events are preventable...Establish a partnership with a physician who understands and communication about primary prevention.

In brief: Knowledge

Undestand your risk factors & modify them..
.When you are men over 40 or women over get a coronary calcium screening....It is believed that 80% of adverse cardiovascular events are preventable...Establish a partnership with a physician who understands and communication about primary prevention.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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Dr. H E Henry
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