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What are the CAD risk factors?

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Asked by Josna, 27 Nov '09 10:04 pm
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CAD risk factors involve ones which people can control, modify, or treat, and those they cannot. The more risk factors a person's has, the greater their chance of developing CAD. The greater the level of risk involved with each factor, the greater the overall risk the person is at. Risk factors that people are unable to change include:
Age: Greater than eighty-three percent of persons who die from CAD are older than age sixty-five. Of these people, women who experience a heart attack are more likely to die than men within a few weeks.
Men: Men have a greater risk of heart attack than women. Men tend to have heart attacks earlier in life as well.
Heredity: Children whose parents have heart disease are at greater risk of developing heart disease themselves. African-Americans experience more severe high blood pressure than Caucasians and are at greater risk of heart disease. American Indians, native Hawaiians, Asian-Americans, and Mexican-Americans are all at greater risk of heart dise ...more
Answered by ambujam, 28 Nov '09 12:22 pm

 
  
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All lead to the major or minor heart problem.But CAD can be improved by oral drug treatment.
Answered by Ashish, 27 Nov '09 10:08 pm

 
  
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