Hit 50 yrs with few Risk Factors – for a longer life
It is said that healthy ageing begins long before your hit old age.
Those hoping to live long and healthy life should aim to reach age 50 with as few risk factors for heart disease and stroke as possible.
- Not smoking
- Maintaining healthy weight
- Without diabetes
- Without high blood pressure
- Without high cholesterol
Without these Risk Factors – may drastically reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and add 10 yrs your life.
Prevention of heart disease needs to begin very early in life because by middle age most of the risk factors are already established.
The need is to focus on young adults, even teens and to create a life style that will prevent cardiovascular diseases to develop or keep them from developing.
It is clear that aggressively treating the cardiovascular diseases risk factors is the best approach to prevent the development of fully developed cardiovascular disease and for a long healthy life.