Hearth Health: Prevention

Heart Disease in Women: 2005 Update
By Lynne Perry-Bottinger, MD

Learn more about the disease and how you can defend yourself against it.

Prevent coronary artery disease by controlling the risk factors. Follow a low-fat, low-carbohydrate, low-cholesterol, low-salt diet. Exercise at least seven days a week. Stop smoking. Drink no more than one alcoholic drink daily.