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Lifestyle Changes

Lifestyle Changes

Lifestyle Changes
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In addition to controlling your other risk factors, it's important to know that you have to modify your lifestyle - specifically diet and exercise. In terms of exercise, it's generally recommended to do exercise for 30 minutes, three times a week - as much as you can tolerate and build this up over time. Cardiac rehab can help with this as well. In addition, it's important to change your diet. Some diets that I can recommend to you are vegetarian diets and Mediterranean diets, which have both been shown to help with coronary artery disease and prevent the disease.

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Apu Akkad, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Attending hospital physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Southern California Medical Center

Doctor Profile

Apu Akkad, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Attending hospital physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Southern California Medical Center

Doctor Profile

Apu Akkad, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Attending hospital physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Southern California Medical Center

Doctor Profile

Apu Akkad, MD

Internal Medicine

  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • Attending hospital physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Completed residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Southern California Medical Center

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