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Will children of a person with heart disease also get heart disease?


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January 22, 2011 11:49AM

well heart disease can be passed down in the family, there are ways that you can minimise the risks of heart disease and also have a healthy diet especially for children as they need a healthy diet as they are growing up. If you choose fruit and vegetables daily then you will minimise this risk. Fatty foods will block the arteries leading to high colesterol and heart attacks and strokes. Also eccessive drinking and smoking will cause heart disease in any event. Not all children who's parent have heart disease will get it, it all comes down to healthy eating and staying active.