143cvhealth16 - • Major Risk factors that can’t be...

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16 Other Risk Factors • Physical inactivity • Obesity • Diabetes • Contributing factors that can be changed – Triglyceride levels – Stress – Alcohol and drugs • Cocaine increases risk of heart attack by 24 times during first hour after use • Cocaine users have 7 times higher risk of heart attack lifetime
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Unformatted text preview: • Major Risk factors that can’t be changed – Heredity, aging, being male – risk is increasing for women – Currently male centered detection of risk needs to be modified...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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