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Understanding cardiovascular diseases in men

Heart diseases are a leading cause of death in men the United States causing about 1 in 4 male deaths. Half of the men who die of heart diseases don’t show any prior symptoms.

What are the risk factors?

Some of the risk factors are:

    • Tobacco users or smokers

    • Unhealthy diet

    • Obesity Overweight

    • Physical inactivity

    • Harmful use of alcohol

    • Hypertension

    • Diabetes

    • Hyperlipidemia

    • Infection of fever, virus, or Heart

What are the symptoms?

  • Chest pain, chest tightness, chest pressure, and chest discomfort

  • Shortness of breath

  • Pain in the neck, jaw, throat, upper abdomen, or back

How can I reduce the risk of heart diseases?

  • Have your blood pressure under control. Uncontrolled Hypertension can result in heart disease. 

  • Lowering your hemoglobin A1C. Uncontrolled diabetes can lead to heart disease. Please discuss with your provider if you are concerned about diabetes or have a strong family history of diabetes. 

  • Quit smoking. If you don’t smoke, don’t start. 

  • Check your cholesterol and triglyceride levels with your health care provider. 

  • Develop healthy eating habits. Obesity raises your risk of heart disease. 

  • Limit alcohol intake to one drink a day. 

  • Lower your stress level and find healthy ways to cope with stress. 

Are you having the above symptoms? Or do you want to check your risk factors? Talk to our providers today. Click below to book an appointment now!

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