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In Canada, approximately 2.4 million people over the age of 20 live with heart disease, which is the second leading cause of death in Canada. There are many factors that increase your risk of heart disease including age, family history, and lifestyle choices. These controllable factors include smoking, lack of exercise, unhealthy diet, excessive weight, high blood pressure. High cholesterol. Diabetes, and stress level.  By adopting a healthy lifestyle and managing your health you can significantly You can reduce your risk of developing heart disease and other chronic diseases by adopting a healthier lifestyle. For more information on Heart Disease and what you can do to help prevent it please visit Canada Health 

 Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

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