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Is coronary heart disease inherited?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
Some people inherit what are called 'dyslipidemias'- which is a fancy way of saying messed up lipids - that cause coronary disease - but what most people actually inherit are bad habits - bad eating habits, smoking, obesity, lifestyle etc.

In brief: Sometimes
Some people inherit what are called 'dyslipidemias'- which is a fancy way of saying messed up lipids - that cause coronary disease - but what most people actually inherit are bad habits - bad eating habits, smoking, obesity, lifestyle etc.
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
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Dr. Robert Binford
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: It can be
There are many risk factors to developing coronary artery disease.
These include smoking, obesity, diabetes, poor diet, and many more. A family history however is the most important.

In brief: It can be
There are many risk factors to developing coronary artery disease.
These include smoking, obesity, diabetes, poor diet, and many more. A family history however is the most important.
Dr. Robert Binford
Dr. Robert Binford
Thank
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