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What lifestyle changes are recommended for heart disease patients?

The lifestyle changes that can positively impact heart disease include:
  • smoking cessation
  • regular exercise
  • getting plenty of sleep
  • making healthy diet choices including low salt intake
  • maintaining a healthy body weight
  • managing stress

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