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According to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death in men in the United States. The scariest part is that half of the men who die from heart disease have no previous symptoms, the site adds.
The term refers to several types of heart conditions including, but not limited to, coronary artery disease and an enlarged heart.
High blood pressure, high cholesterol and blood vessel inflammation are all potential factors in this diagnosis; but the good news is there are ways to prevent heart disease from happening. Here are a few:
3. Butt out. Smoking greatly increases your risks of heart disease. If you're a smoker, consider making the change to quit in order to enhance your life and health.
Having to make life changes for your heart's sake, but making a health a priority helps to stop preventable diseases as well as easily treat them with early detection. Don't wait until it's too late; make the change now, guys, so that the ladies in your life can enjoy your company for years to come.
The Gatti Team
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