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What are your Risk Factors?

Many risks to your heart can be minimised by simple lifestyle changes; others may be hereditary. There are many resources on the web for both.

Major Risk Factors

The following are some of the major factors that can lead to a gigher risk of your developing heart disease:

Diabetes

There are several types of diabetes, but all can be a risk factor in heart disease.

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Family History

A major factor in heart disease is whether your parents or other family members suffer from heart problems; that's why a consultation with Dr Levy will include questions about your family.

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High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a condition in which the pressure of the blood pumping through the arteries is abnormally high. This increases the risk of stroke, aneurysm, heart failure, heart attack and kidney damage.

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High Cholesterol

The body needs two major kinds of fats in the bloodstream: cholesterol and triglycerides.

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Smoking

Smoking is a major risk factor for diseases affecting the heart, lungs and cancers. Every effort should be made to stop.

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How can we help you?

You can use the form below to get in touch or visit the contact page.

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HCA The Wilmslow Hospital
52 Alderley Road
Wilmslow SK9 1NY
0161  883 0366
info@levyhearthealth.com
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