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What's the best prevention for cardiovascular diseases?
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Lifestyle modifying
Best is picking your parents carefully.
Genetics plays a huge role, but lifestyle and habits can significantly mitigate risk. Weight control, prudent diet (heavy on plant based foods & minimal meat), exercise, no smoking, control of blood pressure and blood sugar. If still not at goal levels, judicious use of medications to evidence-based targets of therapy are your best bet. Talk to your doc.

In brief: Lifestyle modifying
Best is picking your parents carefully.
Genetics plays a huge role, but lifestyle and habits can significantly mitigate risk. Weight control, prudent diet (heavy on plant based foods & minimal meat), exercise, no smoking, control of blood pressure and blood sugar. If still not at goal levels, judicious use of medications to evidence-based targets of therapy are your best bet. Talk to your doc.
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