Can heart disease could be prevented through lifestyle changes?

Lifestyle changes. Good question, i certainly hope so. We regularly counsel patients to alter their lifestyle with changes in diet and exercise, and avoiding risky behaviors such as smoking in order to lower their risk of heart disease.

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How can vitamen e prevent heart disease?

Not obvious. Vitamin e was heavily promoted to help the heart a decade or so ago. Further studies have not borne this out and there is some indication that excess e might be problematic. Best not to overindulge your vitamin e. Read more...

Why does vitamen e prevent the risk of heart disease?

I'm sorry. You can waste weeks wading through all the studies of vitamin e supplementation and the cardiac benefits that were supposed to happen. You'll probably come away concluding that outcomes were at best "disappointing." in the big prospective studies, folks randomized to take vitamin e had more heart attacks & strokes and died sooner on the average. Read more...

Can taking herbs and minerals prevent heart disease?

Herbal treatment CAD. While there are anecdotal reports of protective benefits of holistic therapies, little exists in terms of definitive evidence by randomized controlled trials to show their value. Holistic strategies with herbs/vitamins are regarded by the fda as a form of food. As such they can be sold merely after demonstrating safety with ingestion. They do not have to prove that they do what they claim. Read more...

How can you prevent heart disease from an early age?

See details. Eat a heart healthy diet, exercise regularly, control your weight, control risk factors such as hypertension or elevated lipids and never use any tobacco products. 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...

Must I exercise daily to prevent a heart disease?

See Dr./not have to. Exercise can reduce the risk of heart disease but you do not have to do it every day. Your heart works better, and your blood vessels and lungs are more used to exerting extra effort. Just walking can help greatly. It also improves blood pressure, another serious issue that can result in heart disease, as well as stroke.. See your doctor to be sure of how much you can/should do. Read more...