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Habits to cut your risk of heart disease by 92 percent

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 4:54
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Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in both men and
women, but you don’t have to succumb to it as long as you follow
these six proven steps.

Heart disease is a variety of conditions that affect the heart,
from its blood vessels to defects of the heart. There are many
contributing factors in the onset of heart disease.

Risk factors of heart disease include old age, family history,
smoking, poor diet, hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes,
obesity, physical inactivity, stress and poor hygiene. Therefore,
there are many things you can start doing today to improve your
heart health.

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heart disease by 92%

Published in the Journal of the American College of
, a new study followed nearly 70,000 women for over
two decades. What they found was nearly three-quarters of heart
attacks in young women could be prevented if they would closely
follow six healthy lifestyle habits. The researchers found that
even if the women were at a higher risk for heart disease, for
example, they had hypertension or high cholesterol, the six
outlined habits could still reduce their risk. In fact, the women
who most strictly adhered to the six habits reduced their risk of
heart disease by 92 percent!

Below are the six lifestyle habits proven successful in reducing
the risk of heart disease.

  1. Don’t smoke

If you’re a smoker and only pick one habit from this list, make
this one a priority – it has the biggest influence. In one study
published in the European Journal of
 researchers found that those who quit
smoking reduced their risk of heart disease by 40 percent within
five years. Even if you’ve been smoking for a while, it’s never too
late to enjoy the benefits of quitting.

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