Written by Dr. Saravanan K, MBBS | 
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sunil Shroff, MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK), D. Urol (Lond) on Oct 15, 2019

Heart Attack - Prevention

Lifestyle changes, taking medications properly, and having regular heart checkups is the best way to prevent heart attacks.

Measures to prevent heart attack will include measures to lower the risk of coronary artery disease, as it is the most common cause of heart attack. Measures include making lifestyle changes like:

  • Eating a healthy diet
  • Regular exercise
  • Quitting smoking
  • Limiting the intake of alcohol
  • Reducing weight in case of an overweight or obese individual.
Prevention of Heart Attack

Treating underlying conditions that increase the risk of having a heart attack (high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes) by taking proper medications also helps prevent the risk of having a heart attack.


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vanusaran Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Nice article written in a simple manner which is easy to understand even for non medicos. Kudos to the author.

Mr.Alexander Mathew Thursday, November 20, 2008

i've been takin ecosprin 75mg,atorva 5mg,betaloc 50mg,ramprill 2.5mg for the past five and a half years.
now am suffering with severe side effects such as ear pain,head problem and losing the strength of my eyes and balancing problem.
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