Lifestyle changes that help reduce the effects of atherosclerosis include:
- Eat a healthy diet:
- Eat a low cholesterol diet.
- Eat a low fat diet.
- Stop smoking.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
- Regular exercise program
- Weight loss if you are overweight
- Avoid alcohol, or drink alcohol in moderation:
- For men: no more than 2 alcoholic beverages per day
- For women: no more than 1 alcoholic beverage per day
- Manage personal stress:
- Reduce anxiety
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