Genetics, Lifestyle Can Put You at Risk for Heart Disease

by Adeline Dorcas on  September 17, 2018 at 11:58 AM Heart Disease News
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Genetics and lifestyle are significant causes of death due to heart disease, suggest experts. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) claims a life every two seconds.
Genetics, Lifestyle Can Put You at Risk for Heart Disease
Genetics, Lifestyle Can Put You at Risk for Heart Disease

This is slightly due to the genetic make-up and a westernized lifestyle which involves less movement and eating more of junk foods, said Professor Martin Cowe, Imperial College London and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK.

There are perceptions that men are more prone to cardiovascular disease than women, but this is not the case, he added.

Source: Medindia

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