Q&A: Decreasing Heart Disease Risk

February 26, 2017

This month we are focusing our conversation on the heart as February is Heart Month.  Dr. Bipul Baibhav gives today answer to this question:

Q: What can I do to reduce my risk of heart disease or a heart attack?

A: A healthy diet and 30 minutes of exercise at least 5 times a week can significantly reduce the risk of heart disease. Adequate control of blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol along with avoidance of smoking are also extremely helpful in reducing risk of heart disease and heart attacks.