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Health Tip: At Risk for Another Heart Attack?

-- If you've had a heart attack, you may be at risk for another one unless you make some major lifestyle changes.

The American Academy of Family Physicians says the following risk factors increase your risk of having a subsequent heart attack:

  • Lack of exercise
  • Excessive alcohol consumption
  • Being overweight
  • Having high cholesterol or high blood pressure
  • Uncontrolled diabetes
  • Smoking
  • Too much stress
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Posted: October 2009