Keep your lipids (cholesterol, triglycerides) low by eating
meats with less fat content, exercise will help in doing this
as well as the extra benefit of strengthening the heart.
Don't smoke, keep your weight down.
These are some starting points to get you started
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I m 39 with a family history of heart disease...with that said I have been having a dull pain my chest with pressure and a constant fluttering that feels like it takes my breath away for a second. I have not changed anything in my diet at all lately. I am concerned because of family history and i am kindof afraid to exercise because of it. I am 6 foot tall, 178 lbs...
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