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What are cardiac risk factors

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Modifiable and non

Modifiable : smoking, lifetstyle, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes non-modifiable: heredity, age, gender, .

In brief: Modifiable and non

Modifiable : smoking, lifetstyle, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes non-modifiable: heredity, age, gender, .
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Davis Liu
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Check your risk

Check out your risk of having a heart attack or dying of a heart attack over the next 10 years at this website.
http://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/atpiii/calculator.asp?usertype=prof review with your doctor the results. The test does not apply to those who have diabetes or already have had a heart attack.

In brief: Check your risk

Check out your risk of having a heart attack or dying of a heart attack over the next 10 years at this website.
http://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/atpiii/calculator.asp?usertype=prof review with your doctor the results. The test does not apply to those who have diabetes or already have had a heart attack.
Dr. Davis Liu
Dr. Davis Liu
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Dr. Brandon Zabukovic
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: There are several

A - age b - blood pressure c - cholesterol, cigarettes/tobacco use d - diabetes e - eating, obesity, lack of exercise f - family history g - gender there are some of these we can't change (age, family history, and gender).
For all the others, there are opportunities to change habits and take medications to improve you cardiac risk.

In brief: There are several

A - age b - blood pressure c - cholesterol, cigarettes/tobacco use d - diabetes e - eating, obesity, lack of exercise f - family history g - gender there are some of these we can't change (age, family history, and gender).
For all the others, there are opportunities to change habits and take medications to improve you cardiac risk.
Dr. Brandon Zabukovic
Dr. Brandon Zabukovic
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Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: There are several

These include family history (genetics), hypertension, diabetes mellitus, high cholesterol, smoking, vascular disease, and central obesity.
Lack of exercise may also pose a risk.

In brief: There are several

These include family history (genetics), hypertension, diabetes mellitus, high cholesterol, smoking, vascular disease, and central obesity.
Lack of exercise may also pose a risk.
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
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