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Learn About Heart Disease

When people talk about heart disease, they are usually talking about coronary artery disease (CAD).
Certain factors increase your risk of getting heart disease.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.
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If you or a loved one has heart disease, or if you are at risk for getting heart disease, talk to a doctor about ways to stay healthy.
  • What should I eat and how active should I be to keep my heart healthy?
  • Should I be tested for heart disease?
  • What are my blood pressure numbers and cholesterol levels? What should they be?
  • Do I need medication?
  • Can you help me quit smoking?

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