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Heart Disease

What can I do to prevent heart disease as I age?

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  • AUCLA Health answered

    Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in Americans, but we can decrease its incidence with a healthy lifestyle and diet. Here are seven recommendations from the American Heart Association to remain heart-healthy as you age:

    • Eat a healthy diet
    • Stop smoking
    • Exercise regularly
    • Maintain a healthy weight
    • Manage your blood pressure
    • Know your cholesterol scores
    • Manage your blood sugar
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