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Heart diseases can be hereditary, but none are destined to the fate of parents or grandparents

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23Strands News September 21, 2021

Improved lifestyle choices can influence heart disease risk and slow down the progression of heart disease

Sadly, Heart disease is one of the biggest killers globally, although it can be passed down through genetics, a recent study by the American Heart Association has found that environmental factors have a large role to play in the development of cardiovascular disease and that regular exercise and healthy habits could help you overcome your hereditary risk of heart disease. The association concluded that “fitness and physical activity demonstrates inverse associations with incident cardiovascular disease in the general population, as well as in individuals with elevated genetic risk for these diseases.”