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How should you decrease the risk of coronary heart disease when it runs in your family?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
8 doctors agree

In brief: Diet and exercise

The healthiest people in the world eat mostly a plant-based diet of unprocessed foods, walk on average 5 miles/day, and are involved in hobbies and social activites.

In brief: Diet and exercise

The healthiest people in the world eat mostly a plant-based diet of unprocessed foods, walk on average 5 miles/day, and are involved in hobbies and social activites.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Charles Jost
But additionally you must know your numbers: LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, blood sugar, blood pressure - work with your doctor to optimize these with diet, exercise, medications and STOP smoking!
Dr. Allen Fein
and never smoke, and maintain your ideal body weight.
Dr. Jon Spiers
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Many things help

You need to decrease your risk factors.
This means keeping your cholesterol in check, watching your weight, getting plenty of exercise, treating diabetes - and this is the tip of the management iceberg. Talk to your doctor to customize a plan for you.

In brief: Many things help

You need to decrease your risk factors.
This means keeping your cholesterol in check, watching your weight, getting plenty of exercise, treating diabetes - and this is the tip of the management iceberg. Talk to your doctor to customize a plan for you.
Dr. Jon Spiers
Dr. Jon Spiers
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