TIPS TO LOWER THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR PROBLEMS
While you can’t change your family history of heart disease, there is still a lot you can do to lower your risk of developing cardiovascular problems.
“The first step to take control of your heart health is to contact your primary care physician,” says Dr. Stephen Fedec, a board-certified cardiologist at Beaufort Memorial Heart Specialists in Okatie and Beaufort. “Determine if you have risk factors for heart disease. If you do, make necessary lifestyle modifications to reduce that risk.”