Heart Disease? Look For THESE 5 Signs
No one likes to NOT be in control.
This is true when it comes to life in general… and especially when it comes to your health.
But I see too many patients who think that their risk for certain diseases is strictly based on genetics—meaning it’s out of their control.
Well, I have GREAT news for you today.
There are five factors that plays a MUCH bigger role in whether or not you develop heart disease than your family tree.
And here’s the really exciting part… you have complete control over all of them.
This study included 1,075 people middle-aged people with coronary artery disease, and 520 people without heart disease.
The researchers wanted to find out what played a larger role in the risk of heart disease: genetics or lifestyle.
The lifestyle factors they evaluated included physical inactivity, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Here’s what they found:
The probability of developing heart disease was 3 TIMES HIGHER for those with one risk factor,
…SEVEN TIMES HIGHER in those with two risk factors, and
…24 TIMES HIGHER in people with three or more of these risk factors.
The researchers then developed a genetic risk score using genome sequencing that used specific variants that contribute to heart disease or its risk factors.
The score was higher in people who already had coronary artery disease than in people without it, which means that genetics DO play a role in the development of heart disease.
But here’s the kicker… In people with two or more lifestyle factors, the lifestyle factors played a larger role in the development of heart disease than genetics.
That’s good news and bad news.
Good news because you have a say in whether or not you develop this leading killer.
Bad news because that means you have some work to do.
Consider the 5 risk factors evaluated in this study (smoking, inactivity, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and high cholesterol), and start taking active steps to cut them out of your life.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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