How does a family history affect my risk for heart disease?

How does a family history affect my risk for heart disease?

Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk on the topic of whether family history has a risk of developing heart disease in their offspring’s in this video.  If there is a strong family history of heart problems in any person then he is prone to develop it. But if the risk factors are known, then it can be reduced by taking proper care. Risk factors such as obesity, high cholesterol should be managed with lifestyle modifications. Also, quitting smoking and reducing alcohol can also benefit.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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