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Some suggestions for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, also known as CVD, include abstaining from smoking or using tobacco products, eating a heart-healthy diet, exercising regularly, and getting quality sleep, a... More »

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Cardiovascular fitness is important for building endurance, encouraging good health and keeping weight under control. Practicing regular cardiovascular fitness can also have psychological benefits. More »

Brisk walking, jogging, running, cycling and dancing performed for at least 10 minutes each session, at a moderate or vigorous intensity level, are cardiovascular exercises suggested for those over age 65 by the Centers ... More »

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Five modifiable risk factors for cardiovascular disease include high blood pressure, obesity, tobacco use, high cholesterol and lack of physical activity, according to the World Heart Federation. Additional risk factors ... More »

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Physical exercise, appropriate diet, and getting plenty of sleep are some of the best ways to improve cardiovascular health, as published by WebMD. Avoiding smoking is important as well, notes Mayo Clinic. More »

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Making healthy lifestyle changes, such as losing weight, exercising, eating a heart-healthy diet and quitting smoking, is an effective way to reduce high cholesterol, according to Mayo Clinic. Some people also need medic... More »

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CVD stands for cardiovascular disease, according to Dictionary.com. Cardiovascular disease, also known as heart disease, includes multiple conditions affecting the heart's structures and functions, according to WebMD. More »

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