Worried you will have cardiovascular disease because it is in your genes? Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital found while a high genetic tendency indeed increases risk of heart disease, so does an unhealthy lifestyle. The good news is, with a healthy lifestyle, the risk of heart disease can be lowered—especially for those with a high genetic risk. Those with the most healthy lifestyle factors reduced their risk by almost 50%, regardless of their genetic risk.
LifeTip: A healthy lifestyle benefits everyone, even those with high risk in their genes! Watch “Reverse Heart Disease Naturally” with Dr. David DeRose for more recommendations.
Adapted from PositiveChoices.com