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What can lead to coronary heart disease?
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David Miller
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Lots of things
Among the more preventable causes of heart disease are smoking, being overweight, type 2 diabetes, poor exercise and eating habits, high cholesterol and excessive alcohol intake.
If you have a family history of heart disease then you need to be especially careful to manage these risk factors. The american heart association has some great resources at www.Heart.Org.

In brief: Lots of things
Among the more preventable causes of heart disease are smoking, being overweight, type 2 diabetes, poor exercise and eating habits, high cholesterol and excessive alcohol intake.
If you have a family history of heart disease then you need to be especially careful to manage these risk factors. The american heart association has some great resources at www.Heart.Org.
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David Miller
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Risk factors
Smoking, diabetes, hypertension, improper diet, stress, inherited factors, lack of exercise, lipid abnormalities.
These are all risk factors for getting coronary disease. Modifying them can prevent you from getting the disease.

In brief: Risk factors
Smoking, diabetes, hypertension, improper diet, stress, inherited factors, lack of exercise, lipid abnormalities.
These are all risk factors for getting coronary disease. Modifying them can prevent you from getting the disease.
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