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Health A-Z

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Harvard Medical School

Prevention

You can help to prevent a heart attack by:

  • Exercising regularly

  • Eating healthfully

  • Maintaining a healthy weight

  • Not using tobacco products

  • Controlling your blood pressure

  • Lowering your LDL cholesterol.

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