- Q How can I help prevent heart disease?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologySome heart disease is congenital -- meaning you're born with it. Other types, like coronary heart disease, may be hereditary in part, but also influenced by your lifestyle choices. You can decrease your risk for heart disease by lowering your... Full Answer
- Q What are the risk factors for heart disease?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyCommonly known risk factors for heart disease include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, and family history. Furthermore, we now know that obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and stress also all play a role in the development... Full Answer