What behaviors can alter the risk for cardiovascular disease?
Stress, unhealthy eating, and physical inactivity were the behaviors, which predict the risk factors for CVD.
Most of the patients considered stress as the most important underlying cause of their illness.
What is the leading behavioral risk factor for all forms of cardiovascular disease?
The most important behavioural risk factors of heart disease and stroke are unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, tobacco use and harmful use of alcohol. The effects of behavioural risk factors may show up in individuals as raised blood pressure, raised blood glucose, raised blood lipids, and overweight and obesity.
How does cardiovascular disease affect you socially?
More than six decades of empirical research have shown that psychosocial risk factors like low socio-economic status, lack of social support, stress at work and family life, depression, anxiety, and hostility contribute both to the risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD) and the worsening of clinical course and
What are three risk factors that are unavoidable to cardiovascular disease?
These are called risk factors. About half of all Americans (47%) have at least one of the three key risk factors for heart disease: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking. Some of the risk factors for heart disease cannot be controlled, such as your age or family history.