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Heart Health: How to Avoid Heart Attacks and Strokes


Doctor Roger Blumenthal explains how heart attacks and strokes can be avoided - and why lifestyle is more important than taking pills.

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Cardiologist Roger Blumenthal from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, together with colleagues from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, revised the guidelines for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases.


With more than 340,000 deaths each year, cardiovascular diseases are by far the number one cause of death in Germany and worldwide.

Is that inevitable?


Not at all.

One study after another indicates that 80 percent or more of all cardiovascular diseases could be prevented.

Or at least put it very far back in life.


And how can that be achieved?

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