heart disease risk factors


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heart dis·ease risk fac·tors

(hahrt di-zēź risk faktŏrz)
Conditions that increase the risk of developing heart disease, including increasing age, being male, heredity and race, tobacco smoke, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, obesity and overweight, and diabetes mellitus.
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Heart disease risk factors that can be avoided or reversed * Cigarette smoking * Lack of physical activity * Diet high in saturated fats, cholesterol, or salt * Overweight or obesity * Heavy alcohol drinking * High blood pressure * High cholesterol or triglycerides * Diabetes Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
However, this is the first study to investigate the link between BMI, waist circumference, and fat mass at age 9-12 and heart disease risk factors at age 15-16.
But whether anxiety is the cause or not, these and other recent findings suggest that people with the disorders should be particularly mindful about preventing or controlling major heart disease risk factors, according to Dr.
The data also revealed that people with migraine were 50 per cent more likely to have other heart disease risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol.
multicenter, population-based, observational study that is looking at the development of coronary heart disease risk factors in young black and white adults.
There is a lot of money being invested in the research and development of these ingredients and the role they play in controlling various heart disease risk factors (e.
However, the effects of fructose on heart disease risk factors are similar to those of sucrose.
Heart disease risk factors begin in childhood, but evidence to date has been inconclusive as to whether dairy consumption at an early age helps or hurts.
For men, recognized 10-year coronary heart disease risk factors include age, total and HDL cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and the presence of diabetes and smoking.
So should anyone with two or more of the other heart disease risk factors - smoking, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, diabetes or a sedentary lifestyle," he says.
Other blood chemistry research has been published that links reduced heart disease risk factors in humans with consuming peanut butter and peanut oil, but this is the first animal study to exhibit such an effect from consuming the fat-free portion of peanuts.