heart disease risk factor

heart disease risk factor

Etymology: AS, heorte, heart; L, dis + Fr, aise, ease, risquer, chance of injury; L, facere, to make
one of several hereditary, life-style, and environmental influences that increase one's chance of developing heart disease. Examples include cigarette smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, high cholesterol level, lack of routine exercise, and hereditary factors as signified by family history.
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The briefing is based on the first comprehensive national survey of women heart patients to better understand their journey of living with high cholesterol and how to better manage this important heart disease risk factor.
In addition to significantly improving LDL and total cholesterol, snacking on almonds instead of muffins also reduced central adiposity (belly fat), a wellestablished heart disease risk factor.
Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland looked at 2,000 men, as part of the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) study.
The study included 1,031 men participating in the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor cohort.
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In Finland's Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study of 1984-1986, a clear inverse association between vitamin C and blood pressure was found in a sample of 722 men, all 54 years old.
The study included 1,130 men and 559 women who enrolled in the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study from 1998-2001.
High blood pressure is a stroke and heart disease risk factor.
New data from the ongoing Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study indicate that men in the top quartile in terms of left atrial diameter--that is, greater than 43 mm--had a 2.
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