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My dad has heart disease, having had heart attack and triple bypass surgery a few years ago. Is heart disease hereditary? Should I be concerned?

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Dr. Lawrence Scalzo
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In brief: Can be

yes it can be but good healthy lifestyle; no smoking, aerobic exercise like walking 20-30min/day average, healthy normal weight, no excess drinking alcohol , for woman 12 oz beer or 6 oz wine or 1 shot liquor only /day .
get lipid profile ,cvc cmp labs, see your dr for keg , do stress test if any chest pain see cardiologist

In brief: Can be

yes it can be but good healthy lifestyle; no smoking, aerobic exercise like walking 20-30min/day average, healthy normal weight, no excess drinking alcohol , for woman 12 oz beer or 6 oz wine or 1 shot liquor only /day .
get lipid profile ,cvc cmp labs, see your dr for keg , do stress test if any chest pain see cardiologist
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